Your Daily Oral Health Routine

Posted by Gresham Family Dentistry on Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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For Professional Dental Care In Gresham, Rely On Gresham Family Dentistry 

Gresham Family Dentistry is proud to serve the people of Gresham by providing professional family dentistry services. Your oral health is important, and the staff at Gresham Family Dentistry is eager to offer the dental services and advice you need. We provide answers to the questions you have about your dental health. Rely on Gresham Family Dentistry for all your family’s dental health needs. 

Planning Your Daily Oral Health Routine 

Planning our your daily oral health routine is important. As we all know, protecting your oral health isn’t as simple as brushing your teeth alone. There are other steps that need to be taken to make sure your mouth stays healthy. Each of the following steps should be part of your daily oral health routine. 

Brush Your Teeth 

Brush your teeth every day, twice a day, for two minutes at a time. Brush all surfaces of your teeth, including inner surfaces, outer surfaces, and chewing surfaces. Hold your brush at a 45-degree angle point towards the gums. 

Floss Your Teeth 

Gresham families, make sure you and all your family members floss once a day. Use a 45 cm length of floss wrapped around a finger on each hand. Gently lower the floss between your teeth, and follow the curve of your teeth as you floss. As you move on to a different tooth, be sure to move on to a fresh, clean piece of floss. 

Use Mouthwash 

After brushing and flossing, rinse your mouth with mouthwash. Swish mouthwash for 30 to 40 seconds then spit it out. 

Clean Your Tongue 

You can clean your tongue with a toothbrush or with floss. With a toothbrush, use a little bit of toothpaste and brush in circular motions, cleaning as much as you can without gagging. With floss, you can wrap floss around your fingers and use the middle section of the floss to gently scrape your tongue. Follow up with rinsing your mouth with mouthwash. You can also opt to use a tongue scraper, which is used in a similar method as floss. 

Get All The Best Family Dentistry Services And Advice Through Gresham Family Dentistry 

Be proactive about your oral health! Gresham Family Dentistry is here to offer the dental care you need. At Gresham Family Dentistry, our priority is your comfort. We provide quality dental services for the entire family including sedation dentistrychildren’s dentistryoral surgerydental cleanings, and more! 

Our hours of operation are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM and Thursday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM. 

To schedule a visit, contact us or call 503-661-2600 

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