Dental problems are solely in your own hands. Only you can prevent problems with your smile. Taking risks with your smile or not taking care of problems that arise can cause other problems with your smile that impact you for a lifetime. Recent research has found that not only is there direct health risks for you, but if you are pregnant there may be risks of early birth, low birth weight babies and preeclampsia. But you can take charge of your smile ensuring you have a healthy smile for a lifetime.
In order to make sure that your smile is healthy there are easy steps you can take. Brush and floss regularly especially if you consume a high carbohydrate meal. The more carbohydrates you consume the more likely you are to have food stick to the surface of your teeth which then turns to sugar. The sugar then begins to eat the enamel causing problems for your smile.
Visit the dentist on a regular basis and ask your cosmetic dentist for options on how to improve any dental problems you are facing. Don’t let them get away from you. Taking charge of your smile can ensure you minimize dental emergencies.
For more information on how to keep your smile healthy, contact Dr. Judy Strutz and her team.