February is National Children's Dental Health Month: 10 Tips for a Healthier Smile
Well, February is here again, and it is National Dental Health Month sponsored by the ADA, American Dental Association. While we should all concern ourselves with our oral health each and every month, February is the month that we take a closer look at our children’s healthy gums and teeth. Naturally, we all want our children to have a bright and beautiful smile with straight and healthy white teeth. You may think that your family, friends and business associate’s children were born with that killer smile and those spectacular teeth, but they’ve most likely gone to see an experienced orthodontist like Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics. You can always tell when children have been loved and cared for, it shines through their smile. Some have Invisalign braces and others may have gotten their Wild Smiles braces long ago but you can rest assured their parents and their orthodontist are responsible for those amazing smiles.
Your children’s healthy teeth and gums should be as important to you as them having a healthy heart and lungs. Why? Because, what your teeth and gums look and feel like is of utmost importance, in fact, dentist can sometimes tell if your child has an underlying health problem by examining the state of their dental health. Brushing and flossing after every meal is like preventative medicine for your teeth and having an oral specialist on your team says that you really care about your children’s smile.
If fact, here are 10 tips for a healthier smile.
- Make sure they brush and floss daily
- Eat a healthy diet
- Cut as much sugar as you can from their diet
- Use a mouth wash (There are children friendly mouthwashes available)
- Make sure kids use a mouthguard when playing sports
- Don’t smoke or use tobacco around them so they and discuss with them what these products do their teeth.
- Make sure they’re brushing correctly
- Start taking care of your children’s teeth early
- Always ask them to smile, it makes them want to take care of their teeth
- Go see Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics right away.
Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics is your local oral care specialist and they can help you with any and all information concerning your child’s teeth. They can direct you on anything from when your child should have their first visit to proper brushing and flossing techniques, to choosing the right mouth protector and much much more. Their goal is to provide you and your family with the very best orthodontic experience and they make sure that your child is provided with the highest possible standard and comprehensive orthodontic care possible.
They know that every patient has different needs and requires personalized and specific treatment and at Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics you and your children will be provided with the best possible treatment at the most conveneint time for you. Schedule an appointment right now and start your journey to a healthier brighter smile today.
Contact their Miami, Brickell, or Weston dental offices to learn more about how Dr. Yazji can brighten your smile.
Call today at (954) 217-3737 to see how they can make your smile make you more desirable or visit their website for more information.
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