3 Tips For A Beautiful Holiday Smile
The holiday season is quickly approaching, and that means lots of pictures with friends and family during holiday get-togethers. However, these big events and photos can be uncomfortable for adults who feel uncomfortable about the appearance of their teeth. According to an AACD survey, almost every adult – an amazing 99.7% – believes a healthy smile is socially important. If you’re dreading the holidays due to insecurity about your smile, here are a few tips you can use to care for your teeth in time for the holidays.
Watch What You Drink
Be careful what drinks you reach for at your next holiday party. Red wines and other dark liquids can stain your teeth, giving the appearance of a dirty and poorly maintained smile. This also includes coffee and darker teas, so be careful with what you’re drinking on those chilly winter mornings. Instead, opt for lighter-colored versions of similar drinks: go for white wines instead of red, and white or green teas instead of black.
Brush Correctly And Often
Countless family dentists will tell you the importance of brushing and flossing your teeth, but it’s for good reason. Strong teeth and gums can only be achieved through regular care on a routine basis. Brush your teeth twice daily, once in the morning and once at night, and make sure you’re brushing for long enough. Don’t forget flossing either – it’s a crucial element of preventative dental care.
Don’t Skip The Dentist
Finally, make sure you’re scheduling regular appointments with your dentist for check ups and cleaning. Your dentist will be able to give you specific advice on how to best handle your individual dental care, while also checking for any signs of dental health issues that you might not notice right away. If you don’t remember the last appointment you had with your dentist, try to schedule one before the holiday season ends.
If you want to have a bright and healthy smile for the many photos that are normally taken during the holidays, you’ll have to take good care of your dental health. For more information or tips on how to take care of your dental health, contact Advanced Dental Inc. today.