At our dental office, our dentist and hygienists emphasize the importance of at-home dental care. To help you live a healthier life, Dr. Amirreza Rafaat has listed some of the most important tips our patients should know about dental hygiene in Herndon, Virginia. Schedule your appointment at Herndon Smile Design at 703-464-0000.
Maintaining consistent oral hygiene will help you to avoid developing plaque and other forms of damage on your teeth. During your appointment, our team can recommend some tips to keep your mouth healthier. By following these steps, you will help your smile to maintain optimal health:
- Brush your teeth twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush and a fluoridated toothpaste
- Floss at least once per day. Flossing right before bed is most advisable
- Eat a balanced diet that limits sugars and acidic foods
- Attend your dental cleanings every six months
By caring for your teeth, you will be more able to avoid the money, time and discomfort associated with having to restore your smile with dental fillings, crowns and more.
If you want to maintain a healthy smile, schedule your appointment at Herndon Smile Design today. If you have questions about how to improve your overall oral health, our dentist and team would be happy to answer all of your questions.