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Oral Health Tips for Summer

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Oral Health Tips for Summer

As the summer season kicks in, it’s important to prioritize your oral health amidst the fun and outdoor activities. At Molldrem Family Dentistry, we want to ensure that your smile stays bright and healthy all summer long. Read on as we share essential oral health tips to help you maintain optimal dental hygiene during the sunny months. 


Preventing Dehydration

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Staying hydrated is crucial for your overall health and oral well-being. Dehydration can lead to a dry mouth, which increases the risk of dental issues such as bad breath and tooth decay. Remember to drink plenty of water throughout the day, especially when engaging in outdoor activities or under the hot sun.


Importance of Wearing Mouthguards for Sports

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Summer is the perfect time for outdoor adventures and sports. However, it’s essential to protect your teeth from potential accidents. Wear a mouthguard during activities such as biking, skateboarding, or contact sports. A properly fitted mouthguard can significantly reduce the risk of dental injuries, preserving your smile.


Proper Brushing and Flossing after Consuming Sugary Snacks or Drinks


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Summertime often means indulging in sugary snacks, ice creams, and refreshing beverages. However, it’s important to maintain proper oral hygiene after consuming these treats. Brush your teeth at least twice a day with fluoride toothpaste, focusing on each tooth’s surface and gumline. Don’t forget to floss daily to remove plaque and food particles from between your teeth, ensuring a healthy smile.


Get your Teeth Checked

As you enjoy the summer season, don’t forget to prioritize your oral health. Follow these essential tips from Molldrem Family Dentistry to prevent dehydration, protect your teeth during outdoor activities with mouthguards, and maintain proper oral hygiene after consuming sugary snacks or drinks. Remember, a healthy smile contributes to your overall well-being. Schedule an appointment with us today for a comprehensive dental check-up and cleaning, ensuring your smile stays bright and healthy throughout the summer and beyond! Just call  (952) 974-5116 or book your appointment online.

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