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Do you ever wonder if you’re properly cleaning your smile every morning and night? If so, our dentist, Dr. F. Todd Wortham & Seth Jorgensen, is more than happy to help you. It’s very important that you have the best oral hygiene routine possible. Oral hygiene helps you have a top-notch oral health and smile. So, he encourages you to have an effective and proper oral hygiene routine by doing the following things:

Morning routine

-Brush your teeth for two minutes with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste.

-Rinse your mouth with mouthwash if you desire an even fresher breath.

Night routine

-Brush your teeth for two minutes with your soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste.

-Floss your teeth with a flossing product that is easy to use. Clean between every tooth and along the gumline. Don’t force the floss into place because it can injure the gums.

-Rinse your mouth with mouthwash if you would like.

If you have any questions or if you would like to know more about oral hygiene in Valdez, Alaska, please contact Foothills Dentistry and talk to a member of our dental team. All you need to do is dial 907-885-2436 and we will be more than happy to help you!