Our mouth is the entry point to the digestive and respiratory tracts, the bacteria present in our mouth can cause diseases. Good oral health care is extremely important to keep the bacteria under control. Improper oral hygiene can lead to number of diseases such as tooth decay and gum diseases. In addition to this if you are taking painkillers or antidepressants, it can also lead to oral diseases. You can rely on us to offer oral hygiene treatments and also provide you advice on how to take care of your teeth better. For more information about our oral hygiene in red Deer, please get in touch with us now.

There are several ways to keep your teeth healthy, there are: 

Ensuring that you have good teeth is a lifetime commitment. You must take the right steps every day to take care of them, this includes using the right oral care products and also being mindful of the daily habits.

Brush your teeth regularly

It is extremely important to brush your teeth regularly. It is highly recommended that you brush your teeth twice a day.  Brushing helps get rid of the germs and plaque that are present on your teeth.

Brush right 

In addition to brushing your teeth every day, it is essential to brush right. Incorrect brushing is as bad as not brushing at all. Use a gentle, circular motions while brushing, this will help you remove plaque and tartar.

Flossing your teeth 

Flossing is equally important as brushing. Flossing helps you get rid of food that may be stuck between your teeth. It may help you stimulate the gums, reduce plaque.


You can also consider using mouthwash. Please check with our dentist to recommend a suitable one.  Our mouthwash will help you reduce the amount of acid in the mouth and leaves your mouth feeling fresh and clean.

Clean your tongue

Plaque build-up on our tongue can cause bad odour. Plaque can build up on your tongue. Clean your tongue regularly to help get rid of them. Brush your tongue and also use a tongue cleaner.


Fluoride toothpaste

When you choose a toothpaste, please make sure it contains fluoride. Fluoride prevents your tooth from decaying and also helps fight germs.

Cut down sugary and acidic foods

Sugary and acidic food can erode the enamel of your teeth and lead to cavities. Avoid such foods altogether to have healthy beautiful teeth.

Visit us least twice a year

It is essential to see a dentist at least twice a year for cleanings and check-ups. Our dentist can help you get rid of calculus, fix cavities and offer treatment for any other issues.

Drink water

Water is not only good for your health but is also great for teeth.  Water helps you wash out sticky and acidic foods and beverages from your mouth.

Eat healthy 

Eat food with fibre, fresh fruits and vegetables help you improve your overall oral hygiene.

Key takeaways 

  • Brush teeth twice a day and floss
  • Practice good oral hygiene
  • Visit our dentist at least once a year
  • Quit smoking


Preventative Maintenance & Oral Hygiene

Our dentistry team believes strongly in preventative maintenance and comprehensive oral hygiene care. We do our very best to help you understand all of the things you can to that will help keep your teeth and mouth in the best condition possible. Our staff will show you things such as proper brushing and flossing techniques, and we are always happy to answer any of your questions about self-care. 52nd Street Dental Clinic is very proud to offer you every opportunity to participate in your dental health, and we’ll do our part to help your teeth and mouth stay in the very best condition possible.

Contact 52nd Street Dental Today

Are you looking for advice regarding oral hygiene? Call us now to book your appointment.