Best Practices For A Healthy, Beautiful Smile

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It’s easy to become a little complacent about your dental health. At Arbor Lakes Dental in Maple Grove MN, we know that all too well! Our goal in this blog post is for you to evaluate where you stand and consider how you can improve things.

Brushing

  • Good: Brush teeth once a day.
  • Better: Brush teeth right after each meal.
  • Best: Brush after each meal and floss correctly before bed.

Dental Checkups

  • Good: See us if you get a toothache.
  • Better: See us once a year even if you don’t notice any dental problems.
  • Best: Twice-yearly, have a thorough dental exam and professional dental cleaning at our office.

A White Smile

  • Good: Use a whitening toothpaste.
  • Better: Use a whitening product at home.
  • Best: Schedule an in-office whitening treatment.

Missing Tooth

  • Good enough for some people: Ignore it. (We don’t recommend this.)
  • Better: Get a quality dental bridge.
  • Best: Restore your smile with a durable and natural-functioning dental implant.

Smile-Friendly Nutrition

  • Good: Eat a healthy diet.
  • Better: Eat a healthy diet and limit sugary snacks and beverages.
  • Best: Eat a wholesome diet, limit between-meal snacking, eat lots of calcium-rich foods, minimize sugary foods, abstain from energy drinks and soda, and sip water throughout the day to keep acid at bay.

At Arbor Lakes Dental in Maple Grove MN we are big advocates of preventative care. We want all our patients to enjoy excellent dental health. Find out why people from Champlin, Plymouth MN, and Osseo trust us with their smiles! We offer family and cosmetic dentistry, and much more. Schedule a checkup with us today!

Contact Arbor Lakes Dental – Jamie L. Sledd, DDS:

763-494-4443

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

12000 Elm Creek Blvd N Ste 230
Maple Grove, Minnesota
55369

 

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