2020 has been a trying year so far. There are a lot of important issues to consider right now, but it is ok to make it a priority to take care of yourself.
Dental hygiene is important for many reasons. Doctors can sometimes even tell what’s going on inside your body from taking a swab of your saliva! Let’s dive into why dental care is important, even now!
Why is it important to take care of your oral health during this time?
Your oral health can help you protect against harmful bacteria. Having a good oral care routine can help ward off medical conditions. The more you can take measures to prevent any sort of disease or illness during this time, the better – especially in the midst of a pandemic!
If you do already have certain medical conditions, you are more at risk for oral complications. Take care of your health in order to prevent possible problems.
Oral health can also indicate that there is a bigger issue going on that needs to be treated. There are many diseases that can end up manifesting in your mouth first. Having a good routine oral practice can help you and your dentist catch these before it gets too serious.
How to care for your oral health right now.
We always suggest having a solid home oral care routine! Our office is open for routine appointments, click here to request an appointment with us.
This might seem a little tricky during this time. Southern Family Dental is now OPEN for more routine dental care! If you have been putting off your dental appointment, you can now reach out to schedule it. We want to assure you we are taking the necessary precautions to keep you and our staff safe. We do this by thorough disinfection throughout the day, having electronic paperwork, avoiding the waiting room, and more.
Check out our new guidelines, here: