Grills are very popular in the world today, but that doesn’t mean they are beneficial for your oral health. When you have grills, you are prone to many dental issues, which is why it’s very important to take great care of your smile on a regular basis if you wear these decorative products. To help you keep your teeth and gums in tip-top shape, we recommend doing the following things:
Keep up on oral hygiene
When you have grills, there is a high chance that food particles and other debris can get lodged between the grills and the teeth, which can cause major issues. If you don’t wash these objects away from your smile, they can create tooth decay and they can harm your gums. So, the best thing you can do is brush your teeth twice a day and floss your smile at least once a day. Please do so with a soft-bristled toothbrush, fluoride toothpaste, and a flossing product of your choice.
Limit the wear time
If your grills can be removed from your smile at any time, it’s important to try and only wear the products on special occasions. It’s also recommended to remove them right before you eat a meal or snack—that way your chances of getting food stuck in the grills decrease.
Clean the product
It’s important to clean the grills daily. As you do so, use the correct product that will deeply clean the grills and the teeth. Please do not use jewelry cleaner or any other toxic solution to eliminate germs and bacteria.
For more information about smile care and grills in Coral Gables, Florida, please feel free to call 305-443-4713 today and talk to your dentist, Dr. Douglas A Deam, or a member of our dental team. We are more than happy to help you care for your teeth and oral tissues while you decorate your smile. We look forward to talking with you!