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Do you wish there was a way to reduce your chances of suffering a cavity? Well, our dentist, Dr. Brittany Greer, is happy to grant your wish. There are ways you can reduce your chances, and he is happy to tell you all about them! Some things you can do to decrease your chances of having cavities include:

-Brush twice a day (As you brush, use a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. Make sure to brush for two minutes each time)

-Floss once a day (As you floss, make sure to thoroughly clean between each tooth and along the gumline)

-Rinse daily (As you rinse, use fluoride mouthwash)

-Visit your dentist every six months (The cleaning treatment provided can wash away decay-causing substances from your smile)

-Use fluoride (Fluoride can strengthen your tooth enamel and reduce your chances of having cavities)

-Avoid acidic foods and beverages (Acid attacks the tooth enamel and wears it down, making it vulnerable to cavities)

-Eat tooth-healthy foods (These foods include apples, carrots, cheese, and other fruits, vegetables, and dairy products)

If you have any questions or if you would like to know more about how to reduce your chances of having a cavity in Cleveland, Texas, contact Cleveland Dental Associates today. Our dental team is more than happy to help you, and we look forward to giving you the answers and information you need!