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Did you know that you can continue to improve your oral hygiene as you get older? The more you do to assess all aspects of your oral health and your oral health care, the better chance you stand for making sure your teeth and gums can progress naturally through life without fear of failure. By taking care of your teeth and gums progressively over the years, you may find new and more beneficial ways to keep your teeth safe.

One of the most important habits that you always need to keep in mind is your dietary choices. The foods and drinks that you put into your mouth can often play a key role in your oral health. To ensure that your teeth remain safe, be aware of any potential hazards that can arise including dental damage, oral accidents, tooth decay and gum disease. Avoid unhealthy products that can wear down your tooth enamel or chip and crack your teeth.

Beyond your dietary choices, timely oral health care is essential. If you should ever suffer any dental damage, do not wait to have it repaired. Visit our dentists for any restorations and repairs to correct issues with your teeth and gums. Furthermore, be sure to brush and floss on a daily basis and practice other oral hygiene routines including cleaning your mouth out after eating, whether by using mouthwash, water or other nonabrasive cleaning tools.

To upgrade your smile with essential aging and dental health techniques, you are welcome to schedule a visit with Canyon Creek Dental in Billings, Montana. If you would like Dr. Mckay Pearson and our team to bring you in for an oral health assessment, please call our dental office at 406-206-3333.