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Dr. Hook and his incredible staff go above and beyond to make sure that you, as a patient, are satisfied with the orthodontic work that we perform. While we do whatever we can to improve your smile, once you walk out of our offices, the responsibility to maintain your improved oral health falls squarely on you. Don’t worry. Dr. Hook and his staff have some easy to follow tips to ensure that your teeth remain healthy for years to come.
There are many benefits that result from brushing your teeth properly. Some of the benefits of proper brushing include but are not limited to:
This is only a partial list because, in short, brushing your teeth gives you a healthy mouth, which in turn helps to keep your whole body healthy.
Now that you know some of the many benefits of brushing your teeth, here are some tips to help you brush:
If most people were honest, they would admit that they rarely, if ever, floss. In fact, a large number of Americans have experienced periodontitis, which is an infection in the tissue and bones that surround and support teeth. One of the easiest ways to prevent periodontitis is to floss routinely. Some of the other benefits of flossing regularly also include:
Simply put, flossing is an integral part of excellent oral hygiene that has many benefits for your overall health.
Now that you understand how important flossing is, here are some tips to help you floss the right way:
If you have questions about the best ways to brush or floss, don’t hesitate to reach out to Hook Orthodontics today. We’ll be happy to answer your questions or help you schedule an appointment. You can contact us by calling us at 808.261.4696 or by completing our convenient online contact form. We look forward to hearing from you.