The Oral Health Tools You Need for Your Home

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This spring, why not make sure you fill your supply cabinet for the items you need to keep your smile healthy? Your oral health care needs the right tools to stay healthy and strong through the years. That is why our team is happy to help you with assistance on what you need to take care of your smile correctly.

Our dentist, Dr. Jamie Choi, is happy to give you dental checkups and help you with your oral health care. That is why our team at Jamie P. Choi, DDS in San Jose, California, is sharing this reminder for you and your oral health.

Here are a few reminders on what to stock up on for your home:

A toothbrush is always needed to keep in your home for your smile and should be replaced every three to four months. Your toothbrush is the key element to maintaining plaque and bacteria off the vast areas of your teeth. Remember to brush your teeth twice a day for at least two minutes every single day. Remember to use a soft-bristled toothbrush that is gentle on the tooth enamel but strong enough to remove the plaque from your teeth.

Toothpaste is a crucial item needed to clean your teeth thoroughly. There is an ocean of toothpaste at the supermarket to choose from making it hard to decide which one to choose. When buying toothpaste, remember to buy one that fights cavities.

Dental flossing tools come in various options and should be used daily. Dental floss is essential because it wipes away plaque and bacteria from between your teeth. The rule on dental floss is, no matter which dental floss you choose, remember any dental floss is better than no dental floss ever.

Mouthwash is successful to help keep your breath fresh and fight away tooth decay. There are two specific types of mouthwash: cosmetic and therapeutic mouthwashes. Cosmetic types focus on all the tasty and fun flavors for breath. Therapeutic options prevent and fight bacteria and cavities and works keeps your oral health in fantastic shape.

If you need a dental checkup, or if you have questions about your oral health, please call us today at 408-973-8500 to make an appointment. Our dental team looks forward to your visit and is happy to assist you with your questions and needs.