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The holiday season can often be a time of extreme joy for many individuals. However, it can often be a time of extreme sadness if you do not take care of your teeth and gums. The joy that is felt from enjoying a feast can easily be destroyed due to an oral health emergency or another form of dental damage that can arise. This is important to maintain an adequate treatment plan to keep your oral health in optimum condition this holiday season.

If you wish to take steps to a healthier smile, always remember to brush and floss on a daily basis. Aside from brushing and flossing, there are numerous products you can use to help keep your smile safe. After eating, it is important to wash out your mouth to remove harmful acids and food debris. To accomplish this, consider using a mouthwash product or chewing sugarless gum.

In addition, it is important to limit unhealthy habits and products in your life. Exercise caution with bread, cereal, and chips, as they can all contribute to tooth decay. In addition, be sure to eat a healthy diet that is high in calcium and phosphorus, two minerals known to help remineralize your tooth enamel. For additional help, visit your dentist routine check-ups examinations.

No matter which oral health treatments you select, the real importance is the benefits they can provide. If you would like Dr. Kenneth Browning Prince and our team at Prince Dental Care to bring you in for a comprehensive exam to determine which treatment is right for you, please schedule an appointment at our dentist office in San Jose, California, by calling us at 408-243-5044.