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LIVING THE FAST LIFE: HOW TO MAINTAIN GOOD ORAL HEALTH AS A WORKING ADULT

Adult hygiene is just as important as hygiene is as a child or teenager. You can keep your teeth for your lifetime if you follow and maintain a healthy mouth.
The following are tips for adults to maintain their oral health:
  • Drink fluoridated water
  • Brush with fluoride toothpaste
  • Brush teeth thoroughly and floss between the teeth
  • Visit your dentist on a regular basis (even if you have dentures or veneers)
  • Do not use any tobacco products
  • Limit your alcohol intake
  • Have diabetes? Work to maintain control of the disease; this can decrease your risk for gum disease.
  • Try to avoid ‘dry mouth’ if possible. If it is caused by a medication, ask your doctor if you can switch medications.
  • If dry mouth cannot be avoided, drink lots of water, limit your sugar intake, and avoid tobacco and alcohol.
Too busy to maintain these steps? Here are a few to help on-the-go adults:
  • Carry a portable toothbrush
  • Avoid dry mouth: drink water and rinse your mouth out after a meal
  • Chewing sugar free gum
  • Leave your toothbrush out to dry
  • Mind those sugary treats
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Welcome to exceptional family dentistry in Lafayette. Dr. Gina Liggio Maestri DDS and her team of dedicated dental professionals are here to provide you and your family with a level of caring clinical excellence you’ve never experienced before. From our state-of-the-art technology to our many comfort amenities, we have everything you need to feel relaxed while you enjoy gentle dentistry in Acadiana.

find us @

1601 Kaliste Saloom Road
Lafayette, LA 70508

337-704-2126

Maestri Family Dental Logo

welcome

Welcome to exceptional family dentistry in Lafayette. Dr. Gina Liggio Maestri DDS and her team of dedicated dental professionals are here to provide you and your family with a level of caring clinical excellence you’ve never experienced before. From our state-of-the-art technology to our many comfort amenities, we have everything you need to feel relaxed while you enjoy gentle dentistry in Acadiana.

find us @

1601 Kaliste Saloom Road
Lafayette, LA 70508

337-704-2126

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