Now that Christmas is over and 2021 is here, most people are busy starting on their New Year’s Resolutions. For many of us, we aim to improve our physical well-being and live a healthier lifestyle, perhaps by losing weight or hitting the gym more often. Yet while we focus on improving our physical health, we often tend to forget to add oral hygiene to this 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 three oral hygiene tips that can be used as resolutions to help you achieve a better smile in 2021 and for many years to come.
1. Ditch the Manual (Toothbrush)