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If you want a top-notch smile, there are certain things you need to do to clean and care for your teeth, gums and mouth. Our dentist, Dr. Alexander Zubkov, wants you to have a top-notch smile so you can have a top-notch oral health. Today, he is happy to share some tricks that can help you have that top-notch smile.

-Brush every morning and night. It’s best to do so with a soft-bristled toothbrush.

-Floss daily. Use a flossing tool that is easy to maneuver to reduce your chances of damaging your gums as you floss.

-Rinse your mouth daily It’s best to rinse with an antibacterial or fluoride mouthwash.

-Receive a dental cleaning and exam every six months During these appointments the dentist can give you teeth a deep cleaning to keep dental problems at bay)

-Expose your teeth to fluoride regularly. You can do this by using a fluoridated toothpaste, a fluoride mouthwash, through a a professional fluoride treatment and drinking fluoridated water. Fluoride strengthens the tooth enamel.

-Brush properly. Vigorous brushing can irritate the gums and wear down the tooth enamel. Make sure to brush softly and use the proper tools.

-Eat foods that are healthy for the teeth, such as dairy products, fruits, vegetables and protein products.

Call Associates in Dentistry today at 860-272-4332 if you would like to know more or if you have any questions. Our dental team is here to help you in any way we can, and we will be thrilled to tell you all about how to have a top-notch smile in Enfield, Connecticut. We look forward to hearing from you!