Summer Dental Care Tips
We hope you have had an amazing start to the summer. This time of year seems to fly by, and before we know it, fall will be here. While you are out and about enjoying some fun in the sun, we want to encourage you and your family to be mindful of your oral health. We want to share some information about the importance of continuing to care for your oral health throughout the summer. We would hate for you to experience dental issues during the fall and winter. Here are some helpful tips:
Schedule Any Necessary Appointments
If you or a loved one is due for an oral hygiene examination and cleaning, now is the perfect time to schedule your appointment. We also recommend contacting us as soon as possible if we recommended a restorative treatment during your last visit. We would hate for you to experience a dental emergency.
Plan for Vacation
It is important to plan for and pack any dental care items you may need for your trip. Depending on your vacation destination, it may be difficult to find the materials you need, especially if you are in a remote location or do not have access to a vehicle.
Maintain Your Oral Hygiene Routine
Even if you have late and busy days and are completely exhausted, it is important to maintain your oral hygiene routine, which should include brushing thoroughly and flossing. This is important not only for yourself but also for any younger members of your family. You would be surprised at how quickly decay can develop, not to mention that if you skip brushing or flossing once, it will be even easier to justify skipping the next time and the next. We would hate for you to end the summer with a problem with your oral health that could have easily been avoided.
If you or a loved one needs a hygiene examination, contact our office located in Bowie, MD to schedule an appointment. We look forward to seeing you soon and hope the rest of your summer is amazing.