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October is National Dental Hygiene Month
Posted on 10/1/2019 by Crossroads Family Dentistry
Day-by-day and month-by-month, dentists diligently care for patients' oral health, They've dedicated their lives to such work, never expectant of any praise. But, a pat on the back never hurt anyone. During the month of October, dentists nationwide get the recognition they deserve, and the community gets the chance to freshen up their oral hygiene routine. October is National Dental Hygiene Month, and most dentists in Colorado Springs offer various events to educate members of the community on various oral health topics.
This month began in 2009, at which time more than 2000,000 dentists have vowed to take place in the events. Nothing is more important than promoting good oral healthcare and having fun in the process. Dentists who participate in the month's activities certainly feel the reward.
To show recognition for your dentist, take care of your teeth. When you arrive for that Colorado Springs dentist appointment, make that exam one that makes your dentist proud. A cavity-free, pearly white smile always makes a dentist happy. He knows that he's doing his job when his patients visit him with healthy mouths. You want to keep your teeth healthy, after all, because once tooth decay and cavities set in, you're at risk for tooth loss without immediate dental care.
How do you take care of your teeth? You've probably heard it all before, but nothing is wrong with refreshing your memory. It's a small amount of effort for the reward of healthy teeth and a beautiful smile.
- Brush your teeth twice each day. Brush when you wake up in the morning and again before bed using a soft to medium-bristle toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. Use soft, circular strokes to brush the front and back of the teeth. Don't forget to brush your tongue. Brush for two minutes each brushing. - Visit the best dentist in Colorado Springs twice each year. It's the schedule the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends to keep cavities, tooth decay, and other troubles away. - Children six months of age and older should brush their teeth each day. Choose specialty products suitable for your child's age and take care of their oral health.
Our Colorado Springs dentist is standing by to schedule an appointment at our office. Whether you need a dental exam, have a cavity, or need other dental care, we have a caring, compassionate dental expert you want and deserve.