3 Necessary Habits for Great Dental Health

3 Necessary Habits for Great Dental Health

You want your kids to have a healthy and happy smile for life. That’s why now is the time to build positive habits that will lead to lifelong good oral health for your children. Let’s look at three necessary habits for great dental health.

  1. Oral Hygiene – Brushing and flossing daily are the number one way to keep those pearly whites sparkling. Get your child into the habit of brushing at least twice a day and flossing once daily. That’s a routine that can promote a lifetime of good dental health.
  2. Proper Nutrition – Stop the sodas and other harmful foods and beverages now while your child is young. Focus on good food and drink that will strengthen teeth. Not only will your child’s mouth benefit, but a healthy diet is vital to good overall health and well-being.
  3. Regular Dental Checkups – If you take your kids to the pediatric dentist every six months, then by the time they reach adulthood it will just be a normal part of life that they will have no problem carrying on. A checkup and professional cleaning every six months clears the teeth of harmful tartar that can’t be removed from brushing alone and allows the dentist to stay ahead of issues before they become major.

Schedule Your Child’s First Dental Visit of 2018

If your kids don’t already have an appointment for their first dental checkup in 2018, now is the time to call BRSH+FLSS Pediatric Dentistry. As you can see, our focus is on prevention. We think a philosophy of prevention over treatment will make the dentist a happier place for kids (not to mention for your wallet). Contact BRSH+FLSS today at 619-741-1500 to get an appointment for your kids with one of our board-certified pediatric dentists.