Spreading Smiles this Christmas!
As the holiday season approaches, it’s the perfect time to focus on spreading smiles and joy to everyone around us. However, with all the delicious treats and festive meals, it can be easy to neglect our oral hygiene. Many of us indulge in sweets, chocolates, and other sugary treats. While these can be enjoyable, they can also lead to an increased risk of tooth decay and other dental issues. It is essential to be mindful of our oral hygiene habits during this time, as well as to brush and floss regularly.
Here are some tips to keep in mind:
- Brush after every big meal: This is particularly important during the holidays when we tend to consume more sugary treats. Brushing your teeth after meals can help remove harmful bacteria and prevent tooth decay.
- Floss daily: Flossing is an essential part of maintaining good oral hygiene. It helps remove food particles and plaque from between teeth, which can lead to gum disease and other dental problems.
- Use mouthwash: Mouthwash provides an extra layer of protection. It cleans places that floss cannot reach, it kills bacteria and it helps to remineralize teeth.
The team at Havener Orthodontics is here to make your perfect smile a reality. Call our offices in McAllen or Harlingen to schedule your free consultation to see if you’re a candidate for orthodontic treatment today! Remember, a healthy smile is the perfect gift to share this Christmas!