Here’s How You Can Do Your Best to Avoid Gum Disease

gum disease A healthy mouth—from your teeth and tongue to your gums and palate—is essential to feeling your best each and every day. As such, keeping your teeth and gums healthy should be a fundamental part of your daily routine. Falling to keep up with your dental hygiene or implementing one that is lackluster can leave you with an uncomfortable case of gum disease which will likely require some form of gum disease treatment.

Here are a few simple ways you can improve your dental hygiene to avoid the need for gum disease treatment best:

Cutting Out Smoking

You’ve likely heard this from every dentist and orthodontist that you’ve ever encountered, but that’s because it always bears repeating: cutting out smoking from your day-to-day lifestyle is a surefire way to make an immediate positive impact on your oral health. Smoking can not only stain your teeth and make it difficult for your mouth to heal itself naturally but it is also a leading cause of gum disease and mouth cancer. So, unless you’re eager to undergo gum disease treatment, it’s recommended to give up tobacco.

Brush and Floss Daily

The easiest and most straightforward way to avoid gum disease is quality at-home dental care. Firstly, brushing your teeth at least twice a day will help to prevent tartar buildup, bad breath, and tooth discoloration, which in turn is a massive benefit to your overall gum health. Likewise, flossing at least once (though preferably twice) a day helps to remove plaque, which works to reduce your risk of cavities, gum sensitivity, and gum disease.

Routine Checkups With Dr. Paez

Though you may be a non-smoker and someone who is on top of their dental hygiene routine, regular checkups with Dr. Paez will ensure that your teeth stay healthy and pristine and that your gums are disease-free and feeling their best. Moreover, with his expert advice, you’ll be well-prepared for any surprise dental issues that may come your way.

If You Need Gum Disease Treatment, You Need Nevada Dental Esthetics

Whether you’re looking for preventative dental care to avoid gum disease or currently need gum disease treatment, you should give Dr. Paez a call at 702-737-3553. Located just outside of the Las Vegas Strip, many of his patients fly in from all around the world to visit him and his staff.

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