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Break These 4 Bad Dental Habits Today

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No matter how well you keep up your dental care, bad dental habits can sneak up on you. Learn to how to cure bad dental habits before they do damage to your smile.

  1. Brushing Badly. Using a hard-bristled brush and brushing too hard are two of the most common bad dental habits. While some people think that more pressure will get their teeth cleaner, this overly aggressive dental care will actually erode tooth enamel, cause tooth sensitivity, and make gums recede. When asked how to cure bad dental habits like these, dentists advise taking a softer approach with your brushing.  Choose a soft-bristled toothbrush and use a gentle scrubbing motion for two minutes at least twice a day.
  2. Failing to Floss. 
Even if you brush thoroughly twice a day, you also need to floss every day to remove the bacteria trapped in teeth that can’t be reached with a brush. If not removed, bacteria can develop into plaque and cause gum disease, cavities, and other dental care problems. To prevent these problems, simply floss once a day.
  3. Drinking Dangerous Sodas. Because carbonated sodas are full of acids and sugar that wear away your protective tooth enamel and lead to cavities over time, drinking them is one of those bad dental habits you need to break before it does major dental damage. Try to cut out or cut down on your intake of sodas. If you feel you must drink soda, use a straw to reduce its contact with teeth and rinse right after with water.
  4. Ditching the Dentist. Avoiding going to the dentist is one of the worst bad dental habits. No matter how well you take care of your teeth at home, only a dentist can provide the professional dental care you need to maintain a healthy smile. Whether you don’t go because of lack of time or fear, if you’re bad about seeing the dentist, you won’t have a good smile. Most people need to get professional cleanings twice a year, but some must go more often to manage dental care problems. Want to know how to cure bad dental habits? Start by scheduling a dentist appointment and make yourself go.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Sarasota, call Advanced Dental Care of Sarasota today at (941) 306-1818 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Sarasota. With 21 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Sarasota, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care of Sarasota.

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