Reflections and Resoultions for a Healthy 2016
With just a few days left in 2015, reflections of the past year and resolutions for the new year are at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Whether 2015 was your best year yet, or brought unexpected hardships to you and the people you love, we hope you will join us in looking ahead to make 2016 your year for personal growth, health and hygiene. You deserve to be the best, most beautiful you that you can be! Start developing healthy habits today by following these simple steps to good oral hygiene as recommended by the American Dental Association in their post, “Brushing Your Teeth”:
- Brush your teeth at least twice a day
- Replace your toothbrush every three to four months, or when bristles fray.
- Floss Daily
- Schedule Regular Dental Checkups
More Than The Mirror | Good Oral Hygiene Crucial to Maintaining Good Health
Not only does good oral hygiene give you a gleaming smile, it has been proven to lower your risk for developing periodontal disease which can sometimes lead to heart disease. To learn more about how oral hygiene can prevent disease, check out our previous post, “How Oral Hygiene Can Prevent Heart Disease“.
Everyday Brings New Opportunities to Practice Healthy Habits
When it comes to your health, it is never too early or too late to make resolutions. Whether you excel at keeping them or often find yourself falling behind, we encourage you to view each day as a new opportunity to make good decisions regarding your teeth and gums.
Thanks to our patients for making 2015 a wonderful and memorable year at Lake Cities Dental. We wish you a very happy and healthy 2016!