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Do you have any issues with your oral health care that need to be taken care of? Are there any issues that continually arise that are linked to problems with your oral health? Have you suffered from routine issues that can potentially be linked to the foods in your diet? If any of these apply to you, it’s important to lay down a preventative treatment plan to protect your smile in the future. Furthermore, determine what kind of damage may have occurred in the past. Building a better smile often consists of improving all aspects of your life, including your diet and your oral hygiene.

If you have any signs or symptoms of dental damage that is linked to foods and drinks you eat, it’s important to eliminate these products from your diet. Oftentimes, you may be at risk for dental erosion or tooth decay simply by consuming copious amounts of various substances. In addition, you will need to exercise caution with any potential products that can chip and crack your teeth. This means avoiding hard candies whenever possible. Exercise caution with hard products that can potentially chip and crack your teeth, including candy apples, corn on the cob, and popcorn kernels.

If you notice any dental damage that has occurred to your smile because of stains or discolorations, you should visit your dentist for teeth whitening treatment systems. Although the market has exploded across the world for whitening systems, they are not always safe to use. In some cases, they can even bleach your gums or cause tooth enamel loss. Before using any over-the-counter product, visit your dentist for product recommendations.

Nicoletti Dental Group wants to help upgrade your smile. To schedule an appointment at our office in Poughkeepsie, New York, please call us at 845.452.8410. Drs. Nicoletti and Feit plus our entire team are here to help you get the smile you want!