Cold weather can lead to many dental problems including tooth sensitivity, here are some dental care tips you can use during the winter months.

  1. Brush twice daily. Morning and night before bedtime. Brush properly, gentle in circular motions to remove plaque.
  2. Use a professional tongue Scraper each morning to get rid of plaque and to freshen breath.
  1. Treat flossing as important as brushing. It is a way to stimulate the gums, reduce plaque and help lower inflammation in the area.
  1. It is advise to replace tooth brushes at least every two months. Failure to do this means we are transferring of bacteria to the mouth.
  2. Drink lots of water. This can help wash out the sticky foods or acidic beverages in the teeth.
  3. Eat crunchy fruits and vegetables. Vegetables contains healthy fiber which is best to maintain a good oral hygiene. It includes apples,celery,popcorn and raw carrots.
  1. Limit sugary and acidic foods. Sugars convert into acids eventually leads to cavities.
  2. Get a dental check up, atleast once every 6 months.
  3. Plan your child’s dental visit at the right age. A child’s first visit can be before or after 1 st birthday.
  4. Protect your mouth while playing sports.