What is regular dental care and why is it important?

There are a couple things that go into proper dental care. First, it is important to visit your dentist every 6 months. The visit will involve a thorough check-up and a cleaning. In between visits, you should be brushing twice daily with a toothpaste that contains fluoride and flossing one time per day. Also, using a mouthwash will help eliminate the presence of plaque and will freshen breath. This type of regular dental care will ensure your teeth and gums remain healthy. Further, regular visits to the dentist will help catch any problems that may arise early on thus preventing long-term or more serious dental problems.