You Can Prevent Cavities While Maintaining Good Oral Health

August 26, 2015

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: , , , , , — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 8:36 pm

Take care of cavities the first time.Good dental habits lead to healthy teeth. Healthy teeth lead to oral satisfaction. Oral satisfaction leads to smiles. Smiles lead to happiness. Thus, the cycle continues. Having a beautiful smile isn’t hard to come by, but it does take hard work to keep it looking beautiful. Part of having a beautiful smile is not having a single cavity. Cavities are notorious for causing many dental problems that usually lead to a root canal. There are ways to keep cavities at bay, all it takes is switching up your dental hygiene routine. Our office in Waco, TX knows all about cavities and the problems they can cause. Dr. Cofer and his staff are ready to take on any cavity problems you or a loved one may be experiencing. It doesn’t matter how young or old you are, having a good dental hygiene regimen and sticking to it can pay huge dividends down the road. Keep your mouth clean with these friendly tips from the general dentist Waco can trust: Dr. Cofer.

The Ultimate Protection Against Cavities

Healthy dental habits are important to maintain a good-looking smile. If you have had or currently have a cavity problem, think about how it might have gotten there in the first place. Did you chow down on sugary treats and not brush or floss as often as you should have? Or maybe you never chose to floss at all and instead relied on brushing alone to get the job done. Unfortunately, brushing alone won’t keep bacteria from building up between your teeth, and flossing alone won’t get a majority of plaque off your tooth’s surface.

When you combine all of the necessary steps for good dental hygiene, you’ll find that you may have been missing some steps in your last dental regimen. None of it is time-consuming, nor difficult. You want to treat your teeth like you would anything that is fragile – with the utmost care.

Heed these friendly tips on how best to prevent tooth decay that leads to cavities:

  • Brush at least twice a day, preferably once before breakfast and once before going to bed.
  • Use dental floss to clean between your teeth.
  • Eat healthy meals high in nutritional content help ward off cavity development.
  • Drink a pint of fluoridated water each day (see us for details)
  • Visit our office regularly for a dental check-up

By doing each of these, you’re helping out your mouth. Patients often forget just how important oral health is for the body. Dental pain can cause other problems to exacerbate if treatment isn’t pursued. Our team can give you the comfort you need while taking care of any cavity problem.

Make An Appointment With Our Waco Dentist: Dr. Cofer

Practicing good dental hygiene isn’t rocket science. It’s easy, and because it’s so simple many people let good dental habits fall by the wayside. You can keep cavities away from your teeth by being proactive about your dental health. Want to learn more? Speak with our staff in Waco, TX or schedule an appointment with Dr. Cofer. We gladly accept patients from all over, including Bellmead, Woodway, Robinson, Ocee, Elm Mott and beyond.











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