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Have you heard that there are several steps you’ll need to take if you’re interested in keeping your teeth healthy? For instance, would you be surprised to hear that you should brush your teeth twice daily and floss at least once a day? Have you heard that there are several steps you should take while you’re deciding how to care for your teeth?

Some daily habits can actually impact your oral health. For instance, have you heard that certain medications might leave you more susceptible to dry mouth? Dry mouth might make you more vulnerable to issues like tooth decay and gum disease. Asthma may also lead to dry mouth since people with asthma might breathe through their mouth why they’re sleeping. If you think you have dry mouth, or think you could be susceptible to it, there are steps you should take to stay healthy. While you try to stay hydrated, you should also contact our team for specific advice.

Furthermore, if you’re interested in keeping up on your oral health, we recommend avoiding tobacco products. Using tobacco products might yellow your teeth and lead to persistent bad breath. It would also be better to avoid too many processed foods.

You should also keep an eye on your teeth on your own. Naturally, it’s also important for you to schedule appointments with us regularly so we can identify problems you should watch for, but there are other issues you could recognize on your own. For instance, we suggest contacting us if you spot chipped, cracked, or yellowed teeth.

To learn more about preserving good oral health in College Park, Maryland, we invite you to give Steven Rattner DDS a call at 301-474-8277. Our dentist, Dr. Steven Rattner, and our team will gladly inspect your teeth and address any of your concerns. We’re excited to meet with you.