4 Ways to Take Care of Your Teeth This Holiday Season

4 Ways to Take Care of Your Teeth This Holiday Season

Posted by Complete Dental Health on Sep 2 2020, 08:08 AM

4 Ways to Take Care of Your Teeth This Holiday Season

The holiday season is here. As we know, no holidays are complete without celebrations, outings, friends and family reunions, and above all, lots and lots of food. Thanks to all the food and fun, the chances of getting dental issues are also high at this time of the year.

Here we will see four small but effective tips that you can use to take care of your teeth on holidays; because we have to end this holiday season with the healthy smile, you started them with.

Eat smart

Candy canes, chocolate treats, cakes, cookies, ice creams, the list of sugary foods goes on. So is the amount of sugar intake too. Eat smart; it is best to go for fresh fruits, nuts, or similar healthy treats to protect your teeth. Also, try to limit to a single dessert. And of course., don't forget to brush your teeth afterward.

Stick to your dental routine

Holidays with traveling or busy schedules can upset your daily dental routine. But try to keep up these habits—brush two times and floss at least once a day. While traveling, put a toothbrush and a mini tube of toothpaste in your bag. If you are not in a place where you can brush, try sugarless chew gums.

Drink more water

Make sure to drink at least eight glasses of water per day.  Most often, people forget to drink water during holidays and end up consuming artificial beverages. This will encourage the flow of saliva, thus, neutralizes plaque acids. Also, you can avoid bad breath too. So. stay hydrated, stay healthy.

Schedule a post-holiday checkup

After all the holiday celebrations and feast, don't forget to visit your nearest dentist for a full dental checkup. This will help you eliminate any chance of dental health issues from happening due to your lazy holiday season. Also, don't forget to take your dental benefit details with you, especially if you visit your dentist at the end of the year.

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