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Editorial Library Category: General Business | Dental | General Dentistry Topics: Dental Care/Health Title: The Best Dental Insurance There Is: Prevention Author: newsLINK Staff Synopsis: At one time or another, every patient asks the dentist one question: “What’s the best dental insurance to get?” Dental coverage is a good thing, certainly, and these days you are fortunate if you have dental insurance as part of your employee dental package. Editorial: The Best Dental Insurance There Is: Prevention 4064 South Highland Drive, Millcreek, Utah 84124 │ thenewslinkgroup.com │ (v) 801.676.9722 │ (tf) 855.747.4003 │ (f) 801.742.5803 Editorial Library | © The newsLINK Group LLC 1 At one time or another, every patient asks the dentist one question: “What’s the best dental insurance to get?” Dental coverage is a good thing, certainly, and these days you are fortunate if you have dental insurance as part of your employee dental package. However, the fact is that nothing equals preventive care when it comes to keeping your teeth and gums healthy on a budget. Without a doubt, you get the best dental insurance for tomorrow when you pay attention to your dental care today. Good dental care starts at home and is a habit worth cultivating. Your teeth are supposed to last throughout your life. Dental hygiene is at the center of so many health issues that can affect your health. You need good teeth so you can eat the variety of foods required to keep your body healthy. Gum diseases can cause all sorts of health disorders. In addition, healthy teeth and gums have a dramatic effect on your appearance. When your teeth and gums are healthy, your overall sense of well-being improves. What are the basics of good dental care? Practicing Proper Dental Care Apart from visiting the dentist regularly, there are some simple dental health care practices that you can incorporate in your daily life to help to reduce the chances of developing dental problems like gum disease and cavities: Brush your teeth twice a day and floss every day. Use toothpaste and other dental products that contain fluoride. Talk to your dentist about good choices for your situation. Talk with your dentist about using a mouth rinse that contains fluoride. Avoiding snacking between meals and eat a well- balanced diet. Rinsing your mouth thoroughly after meals. Daily dental health care, such as brushing and flossing the teeth correctly, generally helps prevent dental health problems from occurring. And if problems do occur, the conditions are much milder, which means they are also less painful and expensive to treat. Brushing and Flossing Correctly for Dental Health In order to maintain dental health, you need to brush and floss your teeth correctly: Use a toothbrush with soft bristles and fluoride toothpaste. Gently brush the front and back of all your teeth. Brush on top of your molars. Use short, back-and-forth movements and small circular movements. Brush gently and carefully along the gum line. Brush your tongue gently to keep it free from bacteria. Use dental floss to clean the spaces between the teeth. Flossing helps you remove food particles and plaque that you cannot reach with a toothbrush. Rinse your mouth after you floss. If your gums bleed or it hurts when you floss, call our office for instructions about how to floss correctly. Our staff is always willing to help patients with preventive care. Sources: Word Count: 464 Copyscape Clear Date: 12.15.2014

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