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Improving your smile includes always making sure you are practicing and implementing effective dental fitness routines. Not only do you need to make sure that your oral hygiene routine is at the top of his game, but you need to spend time assessing what you can do to improve your diet so that your smile is at less risk for erosion, decay and other issues that can arise from the foods and drinks you consume. Analyze aspects of your lifestyle to determine if there are any risks there as well.

Are you aware of the risks associated with playing sports? Sports, particularly contact sports, are known for causing several forms of dental damage because even a single blow to your face or a strike by a ball or other object can easily knock out your teeth and even break your jaw. It can take years to recover from a single shot to your face, so you’ll want to make sure that you’re wearing the necessary safety equipment to keep your teeth and gums safe. Try using mouth guards, face masks or any other appliances that can be used to help provide an additional layer of protection.

Furthermore, you can implement effective oral hygiene routines to improve your oral health including making sure that you’re visiting your dentist to determine that no further damage is occurring to your mouth. Also, make sure that you are cleared of any eating disorders, have your wisdom teeth checked, understand your complete dental history, and are aware of any potential risks that could put your smile at further damage in the future.

If there is anything more you wish to know about dental fitness, contact our dental office in Yorkville and Aurora, Illinois. Furthermore, you are welcome to schedule an appointment at Peter Lo Destro DDS PC by calling us at 630-553-3222. Dr. Peter Lo Destro looks forward to taking your smile and your oral health care to the next level with dental fitness treatments.