You brush your teeth every night and visit your Hoffman Estates dentist every six months, but you still wake up each day with unpleasant, embarrassing morning breath. The cause of this frustrating phenomenon? Often, it’s dental plaque. Fortunately, there are many steps you can take at home to fight plaque and protect your vibrant smile.
We are all doing our best to adjust to the new reality of quarantining until the threat of coronavirus passes. Between job changes, school closures, and health concerns, it’s important to remember our oral health during this time. Top Hoffman Estates dental office, Forest Edge Dental, is here to help with oral care tips.
We know, holiday sweets are irresistible… but they’re also often not so great for your teeth. Those gingerbread lattes and slices of pecan pie aren’t doing your mouth any favors, even if they are festive. Fortunately, it’s surprisingly easy to enjoy holiday snacks that protect your oral health instead of harming your teeth and gums. Check out Forest Edge Dental’s holiday snack list below and find the balance between the sweets and healthier snacking.
Your gums are more important than you may have realized. As a soft tissue supportive structure, they play a crucial role in securing your teeth to the bone underneath.