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Oral Hygiene

Oral Hygiene

Are YOU experiencing Bad Breath?
Do YOUR gums bleed while you brush or floss your teeth?
Does it HURT when you drink cold and hot drinks?

Come see us at Greenlane Dental as we emphasize the importance of preserving your oral hygiene as this can influence your health and wellbeing for your future.

Any of the conditions above may indicate a problem with your daily hygiene. Our dentists and hygienist here at the clinic are experts and can help you learn good oral hygiene techniques as well as help point out areas of your mouth that may require extra attention during brushing and flossing.

Maintaining good oral hygiene is one of the most important things you can do for your teeth and gums. Healthy teeth not only enable you to look and feel good, they make it possible to eat and speak properly. Good oral health is important to your overall well-being.

Here's a few tips on Good Oral Hygiene Practice!

Brushing & Flossing twice a day thoroughly!
Eat balanced diet and limit sugar consumption in meals and drinks
Using dental products that contain flouride, including toothpaste to strengthen your teeth.
Rinsing with the appropriate mouthwas our dentists advises you.

Proper Brushing Technique

Tilt the brush at a 45° angle against the gum line and sweep or roll the brush away from the gum line.
Gently brush the outside, inside and chewing surface of each tooth using short back-and-forth strokes.
Gently brush your tongue to remove bacteria and freshen breath

Proper Flossing Technique

Use about 18" of floss, leaving an inch or two to work with.
Gently follow the curves of your teeth.
Be sure to clean beneath the gum line, but avoid snapping the floss on the gums.

To find out if you could benefit from this or another procedure schedule your consultation with our practice today.