When you keep up with long-distance friends and family throughout the year, you’re maintaining relationships over the phone, over video chat, etc. However, when the holidays show up, you might find yourself sitting next to or across from people (and standing in close proximity to them). As a result, your smile (and your breath) are suddenly on full display! Do you think your oral health is ready for social gatherings? If not, we can assist you.
Get A Cleaning!
If you’re interested in presenting your best smile during social gatherings, you will want to start this season off with a dental cleaning (unless you’ve had one recently). Don’t wait until after the holiday are over. Your smile will smell better, look better, and even feel better when you get a cleaning now!
Stay Serious About Brushing And Flossing
Don’t skimp on the dental hygiene if you want your oral health to remain sparkling over the holidays. Keep just as serious about brushing and flossing to avoid developing yucky breath or an unapproachable smile.
Swish At The Table
During your dinners, you can help keep your teeth and gums clean when you swish at the table. Nobody has to notice! Drink water with your meal and, if you feel food is accumulating on or between teeth, give a quick gentle swish and then swallow. It can be very helpful and is always a protective choice for your oral health.
When all else fails, bring floss with you. Keep a tiny one in your pocket or bag. If food is stuck, head to the powder room, remove it with floss, then you’ll be all ready for face-to-face conversations.
Protect Your Smile With A Visit
Remember that protecting the health of your smile and maintaining good breath means, in part, scheduling twice annual cleanings! Schedule care with your Southlake, TX dentist today by calling Gregory Wright, DDS at (817) 481-7999. We gladly serve patients from Southlake, Grapevine, Keller, Trophy Club, Colleyville, and surrounding areas.