Collin College, AAS in Dental Hygiene
Ever since you can remember, you’ve known to brush your teeth at least twice a day. You may even be a frequent flosser, but did you know there’s more to dental hygiene than the brush & floss approach? Remember the following tips to ensure a healthy smile.
1. Oral health is about more than beautiful teeth. When considering the health of your mouth, it’s important to be aware that pregnancy, hormone shifts, medication regimens, chronic conditions and eating habits may lead to changes in the state of your gums and your teeth. If you’ve noticed new inflammation, gum recession, mouth lesions or enamel problems, discuss the symptoms and any recent health or habit changes with your physician.