Caring for Your Teeth

Only your dentist has the skills, training, expertise to provide a comprehensive diagnosis about your oral health condition, and to advise you on appropriate treatment and care. Your dentist can help you establish a routine of daily cleaning and preventive visits to keep your oral health good for life.

Taking proper care of your teeth and gums is a lifelong commitment. It includes a good oral hygiene routine that you follow at home, as well as regular visits to your dentist and an overall “team” approach to your oral care. By taking these simple steps, there’s every reason why you should keep your “oral health – good for life.”

Oral Health — Good for LifeTM – Learn why a healthy mouth free of oral diseases is important for a healthy body and the importance of following the 5 steps to good oral health as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Personal Dental Care – This section is about what you need to do to keep your teeth and gums healthy. It tells you why these steps are important, and shows you how to do them right.

Dental Care for Seniors – Your dentist wants to make sure you maintain healthy teeth and gums for your whole life. This section explains how your needs change as you get older.

Dental Care for Children – This section has important information on how to properly care for primary teeth and new permanent teeth.