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Every day is another opportunity to improve your smile. Your lifestyle habits, your dietary changes, your genetics, and just about every other aspect of your life in some way influence the health of your teeth and gums. To help ensure you have the proper oral health care for a perfect smile, routinely seek to enhance your oral health.

If you have not already done tell, speak with your dentist about product recommendations and suggestions. Not only should you speak with your dentist about cleaning products, but also about cosmetic products such as teeth whitening systems. If you were going to use an over-the-counter tooth whitener, it is important to speak with your dentist to ensure the product will not bleach your gums or eat through your tooth enamel. In addition, make sure all whitening products are used as instructed.

You can help avoid risks to your mouth by exercising caution with contact sports and other similar higher-risk activities. In addition, be careful with mouth jewelry such as lip and tongue rings as they can lead to numerous oral ailments including infections such as endocarditis and hepatitis. For additional help with your oral health care, visit your dentist for a comprehensive examination.

Make sure to take diligent care of your teeth and gums so that your smile can last for ages. For more information about caring for your smile, or to schedule a comprehensive oral examination with Dr. Jason Pujo and our team at Merrimack Valley Dentistry, give us a call at 978-957-1898. Our dentist office is suitably located in Dracut, Massachusetts.