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If you want a top-notch smile and oral health, then it’s best to be educated. The more you know about your teeth and gums, the better chance you’ll have of keeping them in tip-top shape. So, to teach you a little more about dental health, our dentist, Dr. Jacqueline S. Reid, is happy to share some facts with you.

-A healthy lifestyle helps you have a healthy smile. This is because tooth-healthy foods and drinks help you have strong and healthy teeth and gums. So, do your best to avoid sugary and acidic foods and drinks as well as practice good oral hygiene, attend your dental checkups every six months, and protect your smile with a mouthguard while you’re active.

-Great oral hygiene isn’t accomplished overnight, so don’t get frustrated. Just keep practicing each day. As time passes, oral hygiene can start to come naturally to you and you won’t even need to think about it.

-As you clean your smile, it’s best to use oral hygiene tools that have been approved by the American Dental Association. This is because the ADA seal of approval proves that the tool is safe and effective in an oral hygiene routine.

-If you want your child to have a top-notch oral health, introduce oral hygiene at an early age. For the best results possible, begin brushing their teeth as soon as they erupt from the gums.

To learn more about dental health in Chatham, New Jersey, please contact Jacqueline S. Reid DDS today at 973.635.9456. We also encourage you to schedule an appointment if you’re due for a dental cleaning and exam. Our dental team is here to help you, and we look forward to your phone call!