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If you want a top-notch smile this holiday season, then you need to have nice dental behaviors rather than naughty ones. Our dentist, Dr. Chris A. Gipe, is happy to help you do just that by giving you the information on the naughty habits to avoid and the nice habits to develop, which are:

Naughty: Using a toothbrush that has hard bristles.
Nice: Using a toothbrush that has soft bristles.

Naughty: Forgetting to floss once a day.
Nice: Flossing daily and taking the time to floss correctly.

Naughty: Not wearing a mouthguard while you’re playing high-contact sports and activities.
Nice: Wearing a mouthguard while you’re playing high-contact sports and activities.

Naughty: Sharing forks, spoons, and other utensils with others.
Nice: Keeping your utensils to yourself and making sure everyone has what they need.

Naughty: Grinding your teeth.
Nice: Wearing a mouthguard to protect your smile or taking the steps to stop teeth grinding.

If you have any questions about these dental behaviors in Los Alamitos, California, please contact Preferred Dental Care today at 562-431-1349. When you reach out to our dental team, we will be here to help you in any way we can. So, please don’t hesitate to call us!