Strong tooth enamel is essential for maintaining healthy teeth. Preserving your dental health begins with a consistent daily oral hygiene routine that involves brushing your teeth each morning and night with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. You also need to remember to floss between each of your teeth as well as along the gumline at least once per day.
General inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene routine can allow for a gradual buildup of oral plaque acids. As it persists this acidic environment can start to demineralize your tooth enamel increasing your chances of suffering from cavities and tooth sensitivity.
If Eudoro Vallejo’s dentist finds a problem with the mineral strength of your tooth enamel, during your dental checkup, Dr. Eudoro Vallejo might recommend administering a fluoride treatment. Afterward he might also provide you with a prescription for basic fluoride supplements.
Concentrated fluoride toothpaste and fluoride mouthwash are two of the more popular forms of fluoride supplements. It is best to apply them to your teeth just before going to sleep. This will allow the fluoride to deeply saturate the microscopic pores of your tooth enamel.
It might also be helpful to cut back on your daily consumption of acidic beverages as well as making sure that toothpaste that has earned the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance.
If you live in the Hackensack, New Jersey, area and you are concerned about the strength of your teeth, you should call 201-457-9595 to schedule a dental checkup at Eudoro Vallejo.