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This year, why not tackle your oral health needs to keep your smile healthy and bright all year long? Did you know, neglected cavities can lead to tooth loss and even gum disease? Well, it’s true! Having an oral hygiene routine can be effective at keeping your smile healthy and bright.

Here at High Desert Dental in Boise, Idaho, we care about your oral health and smile. That is why we have put this list of information together, so you can make positive oral health care habits and keep your teeth clean and fresh all year long. This list includes:

1. Brush your teeth twice a day, for two minutes a day. By keeping your teeth brushed and clean, you can prevent bacteria, plaque, and tartar from building up and giving you serious oral health problems.
2. Floss your teeth at least once a day. Food particles, plaque, bacteria, and even tartar can build in the hard-to-reach places of your smile between your teeth and along the gumline. That is why it is vital to use floss to remove these elements.
3. Use an effective mouthwash. Mouthwash plays an important role in ridding your mouth of bacteria your toothbrush and floss cannot reach.
4. Visit your dentist, Dr. Matthew Fethke at least twice a year. If you keep up with your dental checkups, there is a better chance of stopping a serious problem early before serious risks can apply. Our professional staff can help you reverse any oral health care issue and treat any conditions you may have.

As you can see, there are many important reasons to keep a health oral hygiene routine. If you would like to learn more about your oral health, or feel it is time for a dental checkup, please call our office today at 208-343-4732. Our professional and friendly staff is happy to take your call!