Start the New School Year With A Healthy Smile From Smith Dental Care in Tyler!
August is upon us and the “to-do” list to get your kids ready to head back to school is growing every day. From yearly health physicals, to shopping for new notebooks and pens, to arranging rides for after-school activities, it can get very overwhelming! But one thing that needs to be included on your list is scheduling a routine teeth cleaning and dental exam at Smith Dental Care.
The Tyler dentists at Smith Dental Care understand how crazy this time of year can be – which is why they will work with your schedule to find an appointment time that works for you and your family. It’s important to make sure your children’s teeth and gums are healthy, and twice yearly dental exams and cleanings can help reduce or eliminate cavities from forming.
Establishing good oral hygiene habits is critical to prevent tooth decay. At Smith Dental Care, the family dentists in Tyler take the time to educate your child on proper brushing techniques, why it’s so important to floss, and why brushing for a least two minutes, two times per day helps keep their teeth and gums healthy. They can also give you tips to help keep your child’s mouth healthy in between cleanings.
Tips to help your kids maintain good oral hygiene:
- Brush two times per day, for a least two minutes per session
- Floss at least once per day
- Drink plenty of water after eating sugary foods or drinks
- Eating healthy foods not only keeps your body healthy, but it helps keeps your teeth healthy, too. Eat and drink foods high in calcium and vitamin D.
Call Smith Dental Center today to schedule your child’s back-to-school dental appointment. We will be happy to work around your schedule so your children can start the new school year with a healthy and happy smile.