Staying on Top of Your Oral Health During Covid-19

Staying on Top of Your Oral Health During Covid-19

Posted by Dr. Lee on May 21 2020, 05:54 AM

The past two years have been crazy for the world. The pandemic has made us forget about almost everything except the death and havoc caused by the virus. But unfortunately, amidst the chaos, we have also forgotten to take care of our oral health. Most people are postponing their dental appointments either because they are scared of getting infected or think dental health can wait. But sadly, none of them is true!

Your dental health requires equal attention like the other parts of your body. So how can you maintain a balanced oral health life during the pandemic? That’s what we will share in today’s blog. Keep reading!

Dental Healthcare Tips to Follow During the Pandemic

Good dental health means a brighter smile for a long time. So if you have always wondered how to maintain your oral health better, here are some tips you should follow:

  • As you might know already, you should always brush twice a day. Make this a habit that you follow no matter what happens in your life.
  • Get used to flossing regularly. People who do not floss daily have a higher chance of getting infected by plaque.
  • Whenever you feel something is stuck between your teeth, try removing them as soon as possible. This will prevent any further damage and keep your mouth healthy.
  • Chewing ice is one habit you need to get rid of without thinking twice. This can be highly dangerous for your teeth, causing cracks and pain.
  • The pandemic should not be a reason for binging on sugary drinks. Instead, stay away from soda to prevent plaque and teeth erosion.
  • Limit your tobacco and alcohol consumption as they threaten your oral health.
  • Lastly, learn more about your dental health. More knowledge on the topic will help you take better care of your teeth and gums.

Should You Visit a Dentist During the Pandemic?

Many people are skeptical about visiting a dentist during a pandemic. We know you are scared of catching the Covid-19 virus from a dentist’s clinic, and hence, you are stalling the appointment. But gladly, most renowned dentists take care of sanitization in their clinics. Before a new patient comes in, they sanitize the rooms, chairs, dental tools, and everything else.

Visiting the dentist at least once a month is a must for maintaining good oral health. It will help you prevent dental health issues in the future.

East burn Dentistry and Implants offers complete dental care services during covid time by Dr. Daniel Lee. Call us at 503 2334871 or visit our website for more details. We are located at 1415 SE Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97214.

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