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Are you looking to improve your oral health care? Are you looking for alternative ways to prevent cavities? Typically, as with all oral health care treatments, it is important to focus on keeping your teeth clean by eating and drinking the right substances and keeping your teeth clean with oral health care treatments such as brushing and flossing.

Cavities are typically caused by harmful acids that are often present in the foods and drinks we eat. Bacteria in our mouths can also convert ingredients such as sugar into acids capable of causing dental erosion. To better protect your teeth and gums from the dangers of harmful acids, eat healthily and avoid acidic foods and sugary substances.

Your oral health care cleaning habits are also paramount, as you should place an emphasis on keeping your smile clean. Brushing and flossing are still the best tools for keeping your smile clean, as you should brush twice daily and floss once daily. After meals, your teeth may be extra sensitive, so avoid using toothpaste, as it can be overly abrasive. Instead, try using sugarless gum or mouthwash.

If you are in need of a dental filling treatment from our team at Ryan D. Sparks, DMD at our dentist office in Corvallis, Oregon, please contact us at 541-754-9322 to schedule an appointment with us. Dr. Ryan D. Sparks and our entire team look forward to helping you achieve the successful smile you desire.