Good oral hygiene is vital to keep a healthy mouth throughout the year, but we know the holiday season is a time for lots of foods, candies, desserts, beverages and many more; so it needs a little more caring than other months. For that we made this 12 Days of Christmas Dental Tips for you to enjoy the season and still be healthy.
On the first day of Christmas my dentist gave to me…
Instead of giving your kids an advent calendar filled with candy, choose one with little toys in it. Avoid unnecessary cavity trouble and spend that time playing with them!
Try humming from start to finish your favorite carol while brushing your teeth. That way you are more likely to do the required 3-4 minutes of brushing. Your teeth will thank you and you’ll start your day happy.
Please stop cutting tape with your teeth. You must be out of time wrapping gifts but try to find the scissors before sitting down. It may seem harmless but it can cause your teeth to break or chip.
Try to drink a cup of water in between foods. This will help you rinse food particles and even bacteria from your mouth and avoid possible tooth decay.
Enjoy the turkey! Did you know eating turkey can be good for your teeth? It is! Turns out it’s high in protein that combined with calcium and vitamin D helps your teeth and bones to be strong.