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Are you following effective oral health care routines? Caring for your teeth is of extreme importance to ensure you do not succumb to the effects of oral health disorders such as gum disease and tooth decay. To begin, make sure to care for any cleaning tools you have.

The condition with which you store your cleaning utensils is important. To prevent contamination, never share your toothbrush with anyone and always store it upright in a well-ventilated area. In addition, make sure your brush has soft bristles and is replaced every 3-4 months. Additional oral health tips include avoiding candies and sugary drinks, scheduling professional cleanings with your dentist, knowing your complete dental history, and avoiding hazardous oral health risks.

When selecting cleaning products, it’s always a good idea to look for teeth and gum cleaners that feature the American Dental Association’s ADA Seal of Acceptance. The ADA only gives this award out to those products that are at the tops of their respective field and have clearly demonstrated they are both safe and effective.

No matter which oral health care treatment you desire, Dr. Tammeka Nickleberry and our team at TLN Family Dental will make sure that your teeth and gums are properly treated. To schedule an oral exam or professional cleaning at our dentist office in Houston, Texas, please contact us at (713) 723-2600. Let us help you with all of your oral health care needs.