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Are you taking effective steps to improve your oral health as you age? Are you constantly monitoring the status of your teeth and gums and visiting your dentist for routine checkups as needed? If you have not already done so, make sure you establish an effective aging dental health plan to keep your smile safe for many years to come.

As you get older, the importance of eliminating bad habits in your life remains crucial. Various bad habits can slowly wear down your teeth and gums and make you more likely to suffer from future oral health problems. If you are smoking or drinking or using drugs, you will need to eliminate these bad habits to ensure your smile can continue to thrive along with you as you age. Similarly, you’ll want to focus on your diet and what you can do to improve it by removing unhealthy substances and replacing them with healthy and nutritious minerals.

Lastly, make sure that you are implementing an effective oral hygiene routine to eliminate plaque and bacteria in your mouth. Always make sure to clean all sides of each tooth and in between teeth with effective tools such as toothbrushes and dental floss.

If you would like oral health care treatments for an aging smile from Modern Dentistry of New England at our dental office in Bristol, Connecticut, then you are welcome to call us at 860-582-4485. Dr. Sherif Gabr and our entire team want to help you make the change you seek in yourself today!