New Year's Resolutions for Oral Hygiene

Now that Christmas is over and 2019 is here, most people are busy making their list of New Year’s Resolutions. For many of us, we aim to improve our physical wellbeing and live a healthier lifestyle, perhaps by losing weight or hitting the gym more often.

However, with all of our focus on physical wellbeing we often tend to forget to add oral hygiene to the list. Now, as a passionate hygienist, that hurts. Yes, living a more active and healthier lifestyle is excellent, but oral health is important as well.

Many diseases and pathogens enter our bodies through our mouth and eventually make their way to other parts of the body. Infections in the mouth can have an impact on our overall health, so keeping your mouth clean is vital.

Luckily, I’m here to share some oral hygiene tips that can be used as resolutions to help you achieve a better smile in 2019 and for many years to come.

Brush At Least Twice a Day

I hate to sound like a broken record, and this may sound obvious, but you’d be surprised to learn how many people don’t brush their teeth twice a day.