How Can I Avoid Getting Cavities?

Cavities don’t have to be a fact of life. With good preventive care and a regular home brushing and flossing routine, you can considerably lower your risk of developing cavities. Follow these steps to keep your teeth cavity-free:

  1. Visit our office regularly for professional cleanings and routine examinations.
  2. Brush your teeth using good technique (we’ll be happy to demonstrate this for you).
  3. Use a fluoride toothpaste to strengthen your enamel.
  4. Floss to avoid cavities between your teeth or beneath the gumline. We will discuss good flossing technique at your appointment.
  5. Practice healthy lifestyle habits to keep your immune system in good shape.