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Do you have everything you need to keep your oral health in excellent health? If not, we can help you! It is always ideal to keep the tools you need in your home, so you can help your oral health stay in tip-top shape for both you and your family.

Our dentist, Dr. Marianne Morelli, encourages you to keep your oral health in excellent condition as best as you can. Part of taking care of your smile includes using the proper tools. That is why our team at Brookfield Family Dentistry, LLC in Brookfield, Connecticut, has provided you this reminder, so you know what tools you should have in your home for your smile.

Toothbrush:
A toothbrush is a valuable tool to keep in your home for your smile. Your toothbrush is the key to maintaining plaque and bacteria off the main areas of your teeth. You should always brush your teeth twice a day for at least two minutes each time. Remember to use a soft-bristled toothbrush that is gentle but effective for your tooth enamel.

Toothpaste:
Toothpaste is an essential tool needed to clean your teeth properly. There are many different types to choose from. When choosing toothpaste, remember to find one that fights cavities and helps protect your tooth enamel.

Floss:
Dental floss comes in many different ways and should be used daily. Dental floss is crucial because it cleans away plaque and bacteria from between your teeth and deep along your gumline. No matter which dental floss you choose, remember any dental floss is better than no dental floss at all.

Mouthwash:
Mouthwash is a useful tool to keep in your home that can help keep your breath fresh and fight tooth decay. There are two main types of mouthwash, cosmetic and therapeutic. Cosmetic focuses on fun flavors of breath. Therapeutic helps prevent and fight bacteria and cavities and works keeps your oral health in better condition.

If you keep these tools in your home, then you are helping you and your family keep your smile healthy. Remember to visit your dentist regularly for checkups that can help your smile stay healthy through the years. If you need a dental checkup or have questions, please call us today at 203.775.6167 to make an appointment, so we can help you.