Why good dental hygiene habits are so important

Dental hygiene is key to ensuring healthy smiles for life. Dr. Robert A. Chacon, Jr. and his team in Dublin, California, work hard to ensure patients have access to solutions they need to improve the appearance and health of their smiles. With regular evaluations and cleanings, patients can ensure their smiles are free from decay, disease, and other problems that may impact the teeth and gums.

What are some recommendations for maintaining good oral hygiene?

Taking care of the smile is more than just brushing and flossing. Talking with Dr. Robert A. Chacon, Jr. is the best way to learn more about the health of your smile and how you can improve it and maintain it for life! Below are a few of the recommendations for good oral hygiene that are suggested by our team of professionals at Chacon Dental Studio:

  • Brush twice daily for two minutes each time with fluoride toothpaste and a soft-bristled toothbrush.
  • Floss at least once daily, after every meal, if possible.
  • Visit the dentist twice a year for a professional cleaning and examination to look for signs of issues such as cavities or periodontal disease.
  • Limit sugary and acidic foods and drinks to reduce the risk of cavities.
  • Quit smoking, which can contribute to disease and even oral cancers.
  • Call the dentist when problems arise instead of waiting for your next appointment, as many issues need to be diagnosed and treated in the earliest stages for the best results

These simple recommendations can help patients keep their smiles healthy for many years! Dublin, CA, dentist Dr. Chacon is always available to answer any questions patients may have about oral hygiene and how to properly take care of their teeth and gums. He encourages patients to learn more about their smiles and the best way to keep them healthy for life!

Call Chacon Dental Studio today!

If you live in the community of Dublin, CA, or the surrounding communities, the team at Chacon Dental Studio can evaluate you and help you learn ways to achieve good oral health and wellness. Connect with us by calling (925) 833-9643 and requesting a visit to our practice, conveniently located in Suite A at 6129 Dublin Boulevard.