We have heard all of the sayings about what happens when you get older. There are a lot of misconceptions about aging. One of the biggest misconceptions about aging is that you lose your teeth and you have to wear dentures.
However, just because you are aging doesn’t mean your teeth have to suffer. Here is some information about how to age gracefully with a beautiful smile.
One way that you can keep your smile beautiful no matter what your age is to continue to brush and floss your teeth twice a day, every day. Brushing and flossing your teeth helps to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. More people lose their teeth due to tooth decay and gum disease than for any other reason. You can also help your teeth and gums by eating a balanced diet as well.
You can also maintain your smile through regular dental cleanings. When you visit us twice a year, we not only clean your teeth beautifully, we can also look for signs of potential trouble down the road. We can spot the beginning stages of gum disease, for example. That means that we can treat your gum disease before it becomes a problem.
One way to have an ageless smile is to make sure your teeth are white. Use a whitening toothpaste and mouthwash. A white smile actually makes you look younger. If toothpaste and mouthwash aren’t enough, you may want to try Whitestrips. You can also come in and let us whiten your teeth for you.
Avoid drinking a lot of caffeine and using tobacco products. Caffeine and tobacco can be bad for you, and they can also cause your teeth to yellow prematurely. Do you want an ageless smile? We can help. Give us a call and let us make you an appointment to get your teeth white as can be.