Dental Care: Brushing and Flossing Your Teeth
Your teeth can last a lifetime if you practice basic dental care, which involves brushing and flossing regularly, eating a mouth-healthy diet, and visiting your dentist and/or Reference dental hygienist Opens New Window for regular checkups and cleanings. Developing good dental health habits is the best way to prevent Reference tooth decay Opens New Window and Reference gum disease Opens New Window.
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|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: April 18, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Arden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry