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How do you get better dental health?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Regular dental check

Good dental health is one of the most important things you can do for general good health.
We know, for example, that the risk of heart disease increases the poorer the dental state. Find a good general dentist, get the basic correction of problems--cavities, gum problems, etc; then have a good dental cleaning by a dental hygienist, and learn proper self-care. Hygienist will recommend next visit.

In brief: Regular dental check

Good dental health is one of the most important things you can do for general good health.
We know, for example, that the risk of heart disease increases the poorer the dental state. Find a good general dentist, get the basic correction of problems--cavities, gum problems, etc; then have a good dental cleaning by a dental hygienist, and learn proper self-care. Hygienist will recommend next visit.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Work at it

Start w dental exam, cleaning, fl rx.
Make sure you are in top dental health. Then brush gently 2x/day 2 full minutes by the clock. Floss or water pik 1x/day. Reduce acids and sugars/starches in your diet. Don"t smoke. See dentist regularly and follow his/her recommendations to the letter.

In brief: Work at it

Start w dental exam, cleaning, fl rx.
Make sure you are in top dental health. Then brush gently 2x/day 2 full minutes by the clock. Floss or water pik 1x/day. Reduce acids and sugars/starches in your diet. Don"t smoke. See dentist regularly and follow his/her recommendations to the letter.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Phillip Frist
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See dentist

Your dentist should be evaluating your over all dental condition and evaluate what you are doing right and what you need to be doing to improve your dental health.
Your dentist should have your best intrest at heart.

In brief: See dentist

Your dentist should be evaluating your over all dental condition and evaluate what you are doing right and what you need to be doing to improve your dental health.
Your dentist should have your best intrest at heart.
Dr. Phillip Frist
Dr. Phillip Frist
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Dr. Donald Nimz
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Fluoride also

Please see that your children take Fluoride until age 12 if you do not have Fluoride in the drinking water.

In brief: Fluoride also

Please see that your children take Fluoride until age 12 if you do not have Fluoride in the drinking water.
Dr. Donald Nimz
Dr. Donald Nimz
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Dr. Thomas Davis
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Dental health

Regular dental check ups 2-3 times per year, good home care flossing daily as well as brushing after every meal.
5-8 servings of fruit and vegetables daily. Do not smoke. Limit alcohol intake to 1-2 drinks per day. Avoid alcohol in mouthwash rinses. Drink 8 plus glasses of water per day. Avoid soda and carbonated drinks. Smile and laugh often.

In brief: Dental health

Regular dental check ups 2-3 times per year, good home care flossing daily as well as brushing after every meal.
5-8 servings of fruit and vegetables daily. Do not smoke. Limit alcohol intake to 1-2 drinks per day. Avoid alcohol in mouthwash rinses. Drink 8 plus glasses of water per day. Avoid soda and carbonated drinks. Smile and laugh often.
Dr. Thomas Davis
Dr. Thomas Davis
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Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Good oral home care

Be true to your teeth or they will be false to you, as the saying goes, home care is the most important thing, proper brushing.
A minute and a half each time, flossing, rinsing a good muthwash and regular cleanings and check ups.

In brief: Good oral home care

Be true to your teeth or they will be false to you, as the saying goes, home care is the most important thing, proper brushing.
A minute and a half each time, flossing, rinsing a good muthwash and regular cleanings and check ups.
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dr. Ira Biderman
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