Regular visits to your dentist combined with daily brushing and flossing plus a healthy diet should help your teeth last a lifetime. Talk to your dentist about how often you should have an exam.
Why Visit the Dentist Regularly?
At regular exams, your dentist:
There are different ways to brush your teeth. Talk to your dentist about the best technique for you. Remember to:
Flossing cleans between your teeth and below the gum line, areas that your toothbrush can’t reach. If you don’t floss, up to 35% of your tooth surface is not cleaned. It’s recommended that you floss at least once a day.