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Oral hygiene is very important. In fact, oral hygiene is vital for a top-notch oral health and smile. This is why your dentist, Dr. Bryce E. Justesen, strongly encourages keeping up on oral hygiene regularly. However, your routine won’t be as effective as it should be if you don’t use the proper tools. So, our dentist is happy to help you use the right tools for a healthy smile.

-A soft-bristled toothbrush: A soft-bristled toothbrush cleans your teeth and gums. A hard-bristled toothbrush can damage your tooth enamel your gums.

-Fluoride toothpaste: Fluoride can strengthen your tooth enamel and make it a tough shell. This helps protect your teeth from decay and damage. So, make sure you use a fluoridated toothpaste.

-Easy-to-use dental floss: The easier your floss is to use, the better. This is because it reduces your chances of damaging your gums when you clean between your teeth. You can use waxed floss, water flossers, floss threaders and other tools to make the task easier.

-Antibacterial or fluoride mouthwash: Antibacterial mouthwash helps you prevent gingivitis, which is the first stage of gum disease, by killing the bacteria in the mouth. Fluoride mouthwash can strengthen and nourish your tooth enamel.

For more information and details about oral hygiene in Mesa, Arizona, please reach out to our office and talk to a member of our dental team. We are here to give you the answers and help you need, so don’t hesitate to call 480.827.1234 now!