The right at-home oral hygiene regiment and visiting Excelsior Dental Care regularly for preventative dentistry means you can keep your smile bright and healthy now and in the future. Our dentist and staff take every effort to make your visit with us as comfortable as possible, so you can get the care you need without the anxiety.
Preventive dental care is important throughout your lifespan. You can save your smile bright and healthy by using good oral hygiene at home and scheduling regular checkups.
Brush your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush
Use fluoride toothpaste to get rid of food particles and plaque from tooth surfaces
Brush the top surface of your tongue, this will get rid of any extra plaque-causing food particles, and help keep your breath fresh
Clean between your teeth by flossing at least once a day
Use a mouthwash to help kill bacteria and freshen your breath
Decay-causing bacteria can linger between teeth where a toothbrush bristles can't reach
Floss and mouthwash will help get rid of plaque and food particles from between the teeth and under the gum line.