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Advice From A Dentist in Rio Ranch: Take Care Of Your Toothbrush!

Dentist in Rio Ranch

The common household toothbrush. Every Rio Ranch home has at least one, and hopefully, all Rio Ranch residents are brushing their teeth after each meal. While cosmetic dentistry and a complete smile makeover seem to be all the rage these days, daily brushing is still the most important thing you can do for your oral health.

It has been said that each toothbrush can contain millions of bacteria. But don’t worry, those bacteria come from our mouths, which harbor equal amounts of bacteria. For a person with a healthy immune system, these bacteria pose no threat.

However, a few common sense tips from your dentist in Rio Ranch might keep any unnecessary germs from affecting the toothbrushes of local dental patients.

First, be sure to store your toothbrush as far away from the toilet as possible, and close the toilet lid before flushing. Each flush of the toilet releases a spray of bacteria into the air, so it’s best to just eliminate the spray. Next, since bacteria tend to like a moist environment, store your toothbrush upright and without a travel case so that it can dry completely between uses.

The American Dental Association and your dentist in Rio Ranch recommend replacing your toothbrush every three to four months. Brushing and flossing are the keys to good oral health, and doing both each day will help Rio Ranch dental patients’ avoid gum disease, cavities, and bad breath.

Keep your smile bright by visiting Sundance Dental & Orthodontics regularly and practicing proper oral hygiene.

Our dentist in Rio Ranch has been practicing and helping patients stay healthy for a very long time. Additionally, we can answer any questions you might have about cosmetic dentistry procedures such as tooth whitening, porcelain veneers, dental implants, and clear braces.

Call to schedule an appointment today!

Contact Sundance Dental & Orthodontics:

505-985-5626

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

6588 E Main St
Farmington, New Mexico
87402

 

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