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Are you participating in oral health habits that are helping your smile? Did you know there are many things you can do each day to keep your smile healthy and teeth strong? Well, it’s true! Having a healthy lifestyle is a choice and often starts with little habits that can make a tremendous difference.

Our dentistd care about your oral health and are happy to help you with any questions pertaining to your smile. To help you with your daily habits, our team at the dental practice of Jack O. Smalley, DDS in Farmington, New Mexico, has provided you some information on daily oral health care.

Here are some daily oral health habits for a healthier smile:
– Brushing: Use a nonabrasive toothbrush that has soft bristles twice every day.
– Chewing gum: Chewing sugarless gum after meals can help produce additional saliva.
– Mouthwash: Wash out your mouth with mouthwash once every day. Try using therapeutic mouthwash for additional oral health care benefits.
– Flossing: Floss with an interdental cleaner such as dental floss, a flossing pick or a water flosser to clean between teeth once every day.

By abiding these habits into your life, you can help keep your smile safe and healthy. If you have questions about your oral health, please feel free to give us a call at 505-327-3331 to make an appointment. Dr. Jack Smalley, Dr. Dawn Glover, and our dental team are happy to help you.