Preventive dentistry refers to caring for oral and dental health to avoid cavities, gum diseases, enamel damage and all other oral health problems.
Preventive dentistry has a variety of ways to maintain oral health, such as a correction in brushing techniques and regular dental cleaning. Visits to the dentist at regular intervals is also an important aspect of maintaining optimal dental and oral hygiene. Effective preventive dentistry involves at-home oral care tips and counselling by dental professionals.
Preventive dentistry must be started at a very young age in children. Daily tooth cleaning should be a routine as soon as your baby’s first tooth erupts. Significance and need for proper oral hygiene must be explained to kids at an early age.
- Brushing and flossing twice a day
- Dental cleaning every six months
- Avoid smoking and drinking