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Sutton Dentist Top Tips in Preventing Gum Disease

Friday 31st May 2019

Your mouth is the doorway to your body, keep it clean and keep it healthy!!!

Here are Dentist in Sutton Top Tips to Prevent Gum Disease:

  1. Brushing twice a day minimum.

  2. Change your toothbrush or electric brush end every 3 month. Research shows that on average people in the UK change their toothbrush every 2 years!!!

  3. Thorough daily cleaning and brushing in between teeth in addition to your normal brushing, eg floss or TePe.

  4. Regular and specific application of mouth rinses or gels containing hyaluronan to the irritated gums that are susceptible to inflammation and injury.

  5. Removal of plaque and dental tartar by your dentist or hygienist, /strong> at regular intervals, usually 6 months. Keep with active disease need to be seen more regularly, such as 2/3 months.

  6. Stop smoking!!
  7. Keep healthy to avoid long-term illnesses such as Diabetes or Heart Disease, and if do suffer from such a condition, then take even more care looking after your gums.

  8. Chill out and do not get too stressed!! It will reduce your immune system and worsen the problem. Come in and see me for a chat and I will look after your oral health and hopefully reduce your stress.

I hope this helps, and if there are any questions, please give us a call.

Best wishes

Dr Asim Zaidi

Sutton Dental Centre And Medical Aesthetics

38 Throwley Way, ⁣/p>

Sutton, Surrey.


T: 020 8642 1169
F: 0208 642 9748