Tips to Combat the Effects of Tooth Decay and Gum Disease!

Tips to Combat the Effects of Tooth Decay and Gum Disease!

We might think we already take excellent care of our oral health, but maybe there are different steps we could take to further improve our smiles. Jeff Lewis and his dental team are eager to provide a variety of services to individuals looking to give their smiles preventative, restorative, and cosmetic care. However, we also want to educate patients on the practical steps they can take to combat the effects of tooth decay and gum disease. Continue reading to learn more!

Taking Care Of Your Teeth & Gums

The most important step in oral health care is daily brushing and flossing. Work hard to clean those hard to reach areas in the back of the teeth, use a fluoride toothpaste, floss between every space at least once a day, and remember to use a mouthwash/rinse. Considering these steps every day will help to protect your smile against tooth decay and gum disease. We also encourage routine oral examinations and dental cleanings at our office to help remove plaque build-up and lower the risk of other issues.

Procedures To Restore Receding Gums

Despite an individual’s best efforts, tooth decay and gum disease can still occur. Our staff can provide a pinhole gum rejuvenation can help to hide receding gums and improve smiles. It is a simple procedure that can be completed right in our office.

Natural-Looking Fillings To Replace Teeth

Porcelain fillings can be used to restore decayed teeth. They are natural looking and feeling while providing a strong foundation for restorations. If you are interested in learning more about the different services our staff offer, then contact our dental office for more information. Call our office today to set up your next appointment!

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