Oral Hygiene Services in Walnut Creek CA Area

Benefits of Good Oral Hygiene that will safeguard your oral health

Good oral hygiene offers many benefits. Some of them are obvious, while others may come as a surprise. Dr. Troy Schmedding at Family Dentistry of Walnut Creek in Walnut Creek, California, offers quality oral hygiene services meant to support the oral hygiene habits you practice at home. There is more to good oral hygiene than simply brushing your teeth. Keeping your mouth free of bacteria is the foundation for keeping your body and mind in a constant state of wellness.

Fewer Cavities

Brushing, flossing, and using an ADA-approved mouthwash daily will lower your risk of getting a cavity. These simple steps also prevent the erosion of the delicate enamel that covers the surface of each tooth. Brushing your teeth prevents bacteria from building up. Bacteria is what causes bad breath and leads to minor damage to the surface of your teeth that may eventually lead to cavities or even root canals, depending on where the cavity is located.

Reducing the Risk of Gum Disease

When bacteria are allowed to flourish, they can damage the soft tissues around your teeth. When your gums start to weaken, they may also start to recede. Without this support, your teeth will begin to loosen. If this is not corrected, your teeth may eventually start to decay and, in severe cases, fall out. Gum disease can be extremely painful and will affect your ability to chew your food properly. With good oral hygiene, your risk for gum disease will reduce significantly.

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Improved General Health

Many people don’t realize that overall good health starts in the mouth. When bacteria are allowed to flourish in the mouth, they can make their way unhindered into the rest of the body, including the heart. To maintain your health, taking care of your teeth and gums should always be your top priority. Schedule an annual dental exam to ensure that your mouth is free of any issues or problems you may not be aware of.

If you have questions or concerns about good oral hygiene services, contact Dr. Troy Schmedding at Family Dentistry of Walnut Creek by calling (925) 956-4266. You can also request an appointment online. 

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Troy A. Schmedding, DDS is the best dentist near Walnut Creek, CA

Troy Schmedding DDS, AAACD

Dr. Troy Schmedding is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound and obtained his DDS from the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. He has over two decades of experience in a variety of dental treatments ranging from complex restorative procedures to smile enhancement procedures like porcelain veneers. Dr. Schmedding is always committed to providing you and your family with high-quality care and exceptional treatments. With Dr. Schmedding, you can expect to receive gentle and effective dental care for not only you but everyone in your family under one roof.

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