5th June 2017
How To Prevent Tooth Decay
Our well-established practice in Clapham is renowned for it’s commitment to investing in the latest technology and most-effective treatments for our patients to help prevent tooth decay. Crescent Lodge Dental Practice consists of a team of award winning specialists, who are proud to offer patients an exclusive, premium treatment.
At Crescent Lodge Dental Practice, we understand that our patients have busy lifestyles; with personal, work and social commitments. However it is important not to neglect your hygiene amongst your daily tasks, as this can have a lasting effect on your health. If you’re looking for professional guidance to achieve the healthiest, most attractive smile, choose our South West London clinic, for an expert-led treatment. But how can you tackle the prevention of tooth decay; both at home and in-practice?
Extend Your Daily Cleaning Routine
To improve the effectiveness of tooth decay prevention, we thoroughly recommend investing more time into your daily dental routine. This does not mean standing in front of your bathroom mirror for an hour every morning and night, but we do believe taking an extra couple of minutes to maintain your oral health can have incredible benefits. This could include:
- Brushing your teeth with a fluoride-based toothpaste twice a day for two minutes each time
- Using floss to clean in between your teeth and below the gum line
- Using mouthwash to eliminate bacteria that can lead to bad breath
Take A Look At Your Diet
Even with an exemplary dental health routine, you could still be at risk from tooth decay. Another way to defend your oral health is to cut down your daily intake of foods rich in starch and sugar. This could be eliminating fizzy drinks and sugary beverages, to having a glass of water after acidic fruit. These extra precautions can make the world of difference. If you reduce sugary intakes it will not only benefit your teeth but your appearance too.
Attend Regular Check Ups With A Professional
Although the previously suggested tools are a fantastic way to prevent tooth decay; the most accurate and effective way to defend teeth and check your progress is to attend regular appointments with one of the experts at our renowned South West London practice. Decay detection at Crescent Lodge Dental Care is an ideal service for patients looking to maintain a healthy smile that not only looks fantastic, but is also protected against cavities, tooth decay and infection.
Regular health assessments and oral hygiene appointments allow your dentist to spot early signs of issues, before they develop and worsen over time – causing further pain and irritation. By using state of the art technology, dental expertise, and crucial dietary, hygiene and lifestyle advice you can maintain fantastic health with ease. This treatment is not exclusive to adults, we believe inspiring oral health from a young age is vital, and offer decay detection to children with fissure sealants and fluoride varnishes.
We are passionate about providing excellent care to all of our patients, and endeavour to make our hygiene services accessible to all. With our dental health plan, you have the opportunity to spread the costs of not only your essential appointments, but also your child’s.
If you would like more information about tooth decay and the hygiene treatments we offer, please do not hesitate to contact our knowledgeable and friendly team at our South London Practice.