Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Preventive Oral Care

There are many forms of preventive dentistry, such as daily brushing, flossing, and professional dental cleanings. Preventive oral care is just as important for adults as it is for children and proper oral hygiene begins at home. For complete care, it’s important to visit Dr. Dipika Shah, DDS every six months for a regular checkup and professional cleaning. In the meantime, we will refresh your memory as to how to take care of your oral health.

Dental diseases include tooth decay, gum disease, and any type of oral infection. All of these things can be prevented with a proper oral hygiene routine. Preventive maintenance and dental care for adults are as important now as they were when you were a child. To bring your mouth to its healthiest state, you should be flossing and brushing your teeth at least twice daily with fluoride toothpaste that has been approved by the American Dental Association. . Everyone benefits from preventive dentistry, so if you haven’t brushed today, get to it!

If you have questions or concerns regarding preventive dentistry, please give us a call. To learn more about the services we provide at the practice, visit for more information. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Dipika Shah, DDS, here in our Holmdel, NJ office, call 732-264-8180. 

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