Age 50? Say Goodbye to Dental Problems

Maintaining good oral health is important at any age. If you are over 50, you should revisit and revise your daily dental care routine so that you can keep your teeth as healthy as possible. Here is a look at 5 tips to help you say goodbye to dental problems even if you are going through a mid-life tooth crisis.

  • Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste. This is one rule that everyone knows – brush your teeth in the morning and at night before going to bed. You should make sure that you brush your teeth for 2 to 3 minutes each time.

  • Change your brushing technique. How you brush your teeth is important as well. Incorrect brushing can lead to gum disease and receding gums. Make sure that you use a systematic method to clean every surface of your teeth. You can consult your dentist to find out the best way to clean your teeth.

  • Floss every day. It is important to floss between teeth every day. Flossing gets into areas that your toothbrush simply cannot reach. If you find it difficult to floss, you should talk to your dentist about the best alternative to flossing.

  • Take good care of partial denture. Soaking the denture is not enough. In case you wear a partial denture, it’s essential to brush your denture after soaking, before you put them on. Untidy dentures can infect your healthy teeth.

  • Visit your dentist regularly. All dental needs are not the same, so you should talk to your dentist about getting the best dental care based on the condition of your teeth, gums and mouth, as to avoid various dental problems and keep your teeth for life.

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Dr. Orest Frangopol is the Owner of OC Dental Implants, a leading dental office in the Orange County area. Dr. Frangopol is an expert in providing comprehensive implant services that include: single tooth dental implant, bone grafting, dental implants and full mouth reconstruction. He along with his team has a reputation of offering affordable dental implants combined with customized treatment for all his patients.

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