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Caring for your smile as you age is essential to ensure your teeth can continue to serve you well for decades to come. If you want your teeth to continue to work effectively and provide you with all the functions and abilities of a full and complete smile, practice effective restoration techniques to eliminate debris in your mouth and keep your teeth safe from hazards that can arise.

Always exercise caution with your oral health care techniques to ensure you don’t further damage your smile. Make sure to use tools that are safe to use and will not cause further abrasion. Furthermore, visit our dentist for regular checkups and professional cleanings.

Beyond your oral hygiene care, you will want to make sure you exercise caution with your diet and avoid any products that can wear down your tooth enamel. Be aware of acids in food and drinks and avoid unhealthy products they can increase your risk of dental damage. Stay away from tobacco and drugs as they can not only destroy your smile but also your physical health as well.

If you would like dental health care for an aging smile from Dr. David S. Peterson, please schedule an appointment to come see us at our dental office in Salt Lake City, Utah. You are welcome to call The Dental Studio at 801-758-0985.