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Maintaining good dental hygiene is not only about having a bright smile and fresh breath, but it also has a significant impact on your overall oral health.

Regularly brushing and flossing your teeth is a great way to prolong the life of your natural teeth, but sometimes home-care alone is not enough. Seeing a dental hygienist can save your smile in many ways, including reducing risks associated with gum disease.

What does a dental hygienist do?

Aside from removing plaque from your teeth, a dental hygienist can also advise you on better oral care techniques that you can use at home. Eating and drinking habits can influence the state of your teeth, which is why dental hygienists may suggest more balanced diet options.

When to see a hygienist?

If you experience bleeding of your gums while brushing or flossing your teeth, it could be a sign of plaque build-up. Persistent bad breath can also indicate a problem. Seeing your hygienist regularly could help you treat these issues and establish better oral health.

How to maintain better oral hygiene?

Although seeing a hygienist could help you reduce tooth decay and gum problems, there are various steps you can follow at home.

  • Brushing your teeth twice a day
  • Flossing your teeth regularly
  • Maintaining a well-balanced diet
  • Reducing carbonated, sugary or acidic drinks
  • Reducing sugary foods

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