Your oral health offers clues about your overall health. Taking care of your teeth keeps bacteria under control, which can prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and other infections in your body, even heart and lung problems.
HOW CAN I PROTECT MY ORAL HEALTH?
- Brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes
- Schedule regular dental cleanings/checkups
- Eat a healthy diet and limit sugar intake
- Floss and use mouthwash
- Drink plenty of water
- Avoid tobacco use
lunch & learn
Watch our Lunch and Learn playback to hear as Dr. Patel discusses the importance of preventive dental health care and how the dental team approaches patient education.