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Our dentists, Dr. Alla Hart or Dr. Yelena Mikhaylova, care about you, your smile and your oral health, which is why they strongly recommend doing everything you can to keep gum disease at bay. Gum disease is a serious and severely dangerous dental issue that can affect your entire health if you’re not careful. So, to help you prevent this disease as much as possible, our dentists are is happy to share the following tips:

-Keep up on oral hygiene: To do so, brush twice a day, floss once a day and rinse with mouthwash daily. As you clean your smile, it’s best to use a soft-bristled toothbrush, fluoride/abrasive toothpaste, waxed dental floss (or floss that is effective and easy to use) and antibacterial mouthwash. Your oral hygiene routine can remove the plaque and bacteria that threaten to create gum disease.

-Attend your regular dental checkups: Dental cleanings are essential when preventing gum disease. This is because the tools and techniques your dental team use remove the stubborn and stuck plaque and tartar that your oral hygiene routine cannot remove. It’s very important to remove these dangerous substances regularly, so make sure to attend your checkups every six months.

To learn more about how to prevent gum disease in Roslyn Heights, New York, please contact our dental team at Roslyn Family Dental when you can. We are happy to help you in any way possible, so please don’t hesitate to dial 516-271-2100. We look forward to giving you the information, details and answers you’re looking for to create your healthiest smile!