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Healthy Summer Smile Tips


Posted on 12/5/2022 by Artistic Smiles
Healthy Summer Smile TipsThe summer sun brings with it a lot of fun! Summer vacations are a great way to relax with your loved ones, but the summer season can interrupt your dental routine. The following are great ways to maintain a healthy smile throughout all your summer activities.

Maintain your routine


During the summer, it is important that you maintain your brushing routine. Avoid skipping brushing or even postponing it until the next morning. To maintain a healthy smile throughout the summer, you should brush your teeth consistently and floss. No matter how the summer period is packed with activities, ensure that you brush at least twice a day for about two minutes with quality toothpaste.

Avoid Snacks and Sugary Drinks


As the temperature steadily rises during the summer period, it is common for individuals to consume fizzy drinks and snacks during events such as sporting events or a day at the beach. To maintain a healthy smile in the summer, it is best that you limit your intake of sugary beverages and snacks. When you limit your intake of snacks and fizzy drinks, you also allow your saliva to rinse your teeth and wash away any food particles, and this in turn makes them stronger.

Ensure that you are hydrated


Consuming enough fluids, especially water is very important in the summer months as the heat makes your body lose water as you sweat. Your mouth can become dry as a result of dehydration and this can make your teeth decay. It can also cause plaque to build up, gum ailments, and even oral thrush to develop. Therefore, in order to have a healthy smile in the summer, ensure that you stay hydrated at all times.

Capitalize on the sunshine


Sunshine provides our bodies with vitamin D, which is crucial for the proper absorption of calcium. As far as dental health is concerned, calcium is a key mineral, hence you should spend more time in the sun during the summer months.

Takeaway


Everyone loves a radiant smile, especially in the summer months. Visit us today for more tips and quality dental care services!
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