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Have you ever considered the fact that as you age, your dental health will become more important? Whenever the aging process begins to peak, your body will begin to wear down. Unfortunately, your teeth are always being worn down from the time they are above the gum line. By improving your oral health care routine, you can actually slow down this process and make sure your teeth last for the rest of your life.

The most important thing you can do is to brush and floss daily. At least twice per day, you should brush, and at least once per day, you should floss your teeth. For additional care, visit your dentist every six months for bi-annual professional cleanings.

You will need to change your diet as well. The foods you are used to may be too hard now for your teeth until they are properly strengthened once again. This includes corn on the cob and tough steaks. Bad habits work in a similar fashion, as the negative effects they can cause will be more damaging as well. This includes smoking tobacco and doing drugs. If you haven’t already, stop these habits.

If you would like to learn more about dental treatment tips or to book a professional cleaning with Ferguson and Associates DDS, contact us at our dentist office in Concord, North Carolina. Our number is 704-786-8317. Dr. Sean Ferguson and our entire team look forward to your visit.