Subscribe in a Reader

Powered by FeedBurner

Add to Google Reader or Homepage

Subscribe in Bloglines

Blog Home
Previous Posts

Tooth Tourism Blog

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Tips for Basic Dental Care

Basic dental care involves brushing and flossing your teeth regularly, visiting your dentist for regular check-ups and eating a healthy diet (whole grains vegetables, fruits, and dairy products).

By following a basic dental care plan you can:

  • prevent tooth decay;
  • improve overall health;
  • prevent gum disease;
  • make it possible for your teeth to last a lifetime;
  • keep teeth white by preventing staining from food, drinks, and tobacco;
  • rid your mouth of the bacteria that cause bad breath.

How to avoid dental problems

  • Eat a balanced diet containing foods from the five major food groups.
  • Brush twice a day: The morning and before bed are good times to brush. Proper brushing requires at least two minutes.
  • Floss before you brush.
  • Visit the dentist at least twice a year.
  • Take Vitamins C and D to help support the absorption of healthy mouth minerals.
  • Avoid foods that contain a lot of sugar.
  • Avoid using tobacco products, which can cause gum disease and oral cancer.
  • Practice tongue cleaning.
  • Use toothpaste that contains fluoride, which helps prevent tooth decay and cavities.

Need to find a dentist? Let do the work for you. Our Canadian medical professionals have traveled the globe to meet English speaking board-certified dentists who welcome the dental tourist (that's you!)

Contact today for more information on how you can find affordable dental treatments abroad. To speak with a Tooth Tourism representative call (toll free): 1-800-644-9124, Mon - Fri, 9am-5pm PST.


Post a Comment

<< Home