How you react when an emergency occurs often determines how likely it will be that treatment is either successful or unsuccessful. Dental emergencies are no different. Knowing what constitutes as a dental emergency and what to do should one occur is the best method for saving your smile.
You put your toothbrush inside your mouth at least twice a day, right? Well, have you ever stopped to think about how clean it actually is before using it? If you can’t remember the last time you replaced your toothbrush, or if your toothbrush is looking rather ratty, it is time to investigate how to properly care for it.
Your health is directly impacted by your dietary choices. Whether you are concerned about your weight, diabetes, cholesterol, or other health conditions, watching your diet is often a necessity. There is another aspect of your health that is often overlooked, yet it is also directly impacted by your diet – it is your oral health.
While your dentist stresses the importance of flossing daily and brushing your teeth at least twice a day, does your dentist ever encourage you to rinse with a mouthwash? Probably not. Well, that may make you question why there are so many choices of mouthwash on the dental aisle at the drug store, and it may make you question all of the claims that they are making with regards to bettering your oral health.
Your smile says a lot about who you are as a person. If you confidently show off your smile to others, people view you as a warm and welcoming person. However, if you hide your smile or feel self-conscious about sharing it with others, many people may get the wrong impression about you.