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A successful smile always focuses on oral health care treatments and procedures to improve your teeth and gums and protect your smile from further oral health risks. Although many individuals begin to give up later in life on their oral health, it is possible for your teeth to continue to serve you well for the rest of your life if you’re willing to put forth the necessary effort to care for them.

Don’t forget to always take the time to rinse out your mouth after eating. Because brushing can often be too abrasive at this time, consider using mouthwash to keep your mouth clean. However, you will still need to make sure that you are brushing twice every day with nonabrasive toothpaste and soft-bristled toothbrushes to keep your tooth enamel safe. Furthermore, clean off your gums and brush your tongue to eliminate bacteria that can begin to collect. To clean between teeth, use interdental tools such as a water flosser or dental floss.

Beyond your oral health care and hygiene routine, you will need to focus on receiving restorations and treatments should any dental damage occur. Visit our team for professional cleanings and dental restorations to reverse any ill effects that may have arisen. Our team can also help to assess any future oral health risks you may have and provide added layers of protection to ensure further problems do not manifest.

For more information about optimum oral health, contact Dr. Mecca and our team at 315-235-3318. The office of Mecca Dental is in New Hartford, New York.