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How To Maintain a Clean Mouth After Gum Disease Treatment


Posted on 7/26/2021 by Pine Belt Periodontics
How To Maintain a Clean Mouth After Gum Disease TreatmentTaking care of your mouth is vital for good oral health. After suffering from gum disease and getting treated successfully, you should maintain high hygiene standards to prevent the condition from occurring again. Here are ways you can maintain a clean mouth after gum disease treatment.

Floss


To maintain a clean mouth, you should floss once a day. This helps get rid of food particles and plaque in areas where your toothbrush cannot reach. You can floss your teeth at any time. The focus is on ensuring that you do it properly. Make sure that you are flossing gently to avoid damaging your recovering gums. Aggressive flossing will cause more harm than good.

Regular Dental Cleanings


Getting regular dental cleanings is also a good way of maintaining a clean mouth after gum disease treatment. When you schedule regular dental cleanings with us, our professionals may detect signs of oral distress and act on them early in advance. We will ensure there is no recurrence of gum disease by cleaning your mouth thoroughly. Further, a professional dental cleaning will get rid of tartar. Our specialists will also remove any plaque that you missed when flossing or brushing. Thorough cleaning is also a great way to prevent the advancement of oral conditions like gingivitis.

Brush Regularly


It is important that you brush your teeth regularly, and, most importantly, after every meal. This is because it helps remove plaque and food trapped between your gums and teeth. You should also scrub your tongue because it harbors bacteria. When brushing, you should ensure that your toothbrush has soft bristles for the best results. Hard bristles can cause damage to your gums by tearing through gum tissue. Brushing helps prevent oral conditions like tooth decay and gingivitis. Contact our offices for more information on how to maintain a clean mouth after gum disease treatment.

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