Avert the development of harmful dental conditions with our routine Active Maintenance appointments, scheduled at an appropriate interval (often six monthly).
The establishment and maintenance of exceptional oral health can create the foundations of a healthy oral future. Here at Family Dental Excellence in Upper Mt Gravatt we stress the importance of maintaining a strict at-home oral hygiene routine along with regular active maintenance appointments with our dental professionals. The team here at Family Dental Excellence are all trained professionals, educated to identify the oral concerns that our patients can miss.
We ensure that our patients remain up-to-date with dental advancements. This knowledge can provide our patients with the education they need to make informed decisions. If our expert team does identify any potential concerns in an active maintenance visit, we can work with you to create a treatment plan that is tailored to your specific requirements.
Maintain excellent oral hygiene to help preserve your wider health
Your oral hygiene routine should include a daily at-home maintenance regime as well as visiting a dental professional generally every six months. A sound dental hygiene routine should include:
- Detailed brushing of your teeth: Preferably with an electric or manual toothbrush with soft bristles, to remove the daily build-up of plaque and food.
- Flossing: Flossing is a key part of your oral hygiene routine as it can remove food particles and plaque that is stuck between your teeth. If you do not floss, this plaque can be missed and can eventually irritate your gums and cause cavities.
- Gum care: Caring for you gums is extremely important in preventing the development of gum disease. Gently massaging your gums with your toothbrush can ensure that yours gums are both clean and healthy.
- Tongue cleaning: Often people forget that their tongue plays a central role in your oral health. Your tongue can become coated in bacteria that can cause an unpleasant taste in your mouth, as well as bad breath. By gently brushing your tongue with your toothbrush you can also help keep it clean and healthy.
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Stay informed with Family Dental Excellence
A key component of developing and maintaining excellent dental health is a sound understanding of oral hygiene. Once we provide our patients with this information, they can then have the building blocks required to maintain a healthy dental routine throughout their lives. During our active maintenance appointments, our team will provide you with a wealth of knowledge. In addition to this knowledge, we can supply you with accessible and simple techniques to maintain the most optimal oral health.
To learn more about our treatments, or to book an appointment at our Upper Mt Gravatt dental practice, please contact our team.