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Toothaches are troublesome, inconvenient, and painful, which is why most people wish to prevent them at all costs. If you’re one of these people, our dental team has some helpful information for you! There are things you can do each day to keep your toothaches at bay, and those things are:

Keep up on oral hygiene: Make sure you scrub your teeth every morning and every night with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. Do your best to brush for two minutes each time. At night, follow your brushing technique with flossing and rinsing. As you floss, be careful along the gumline. As you rinse, use fluoride or antibacterial mouthwash. Doing these things will help you wash away the harmful particles that create toothaches.

Visit your dentist: There are many things that can cause a toothache, and one of those things is tooth decay. So, to avoid tooth decay, you need to visit Dr. Corey Johnson every six months for a routine cleaning and checkup. The treatment involved will deeply clean your smile and strengthen your teeth with fluoride.

Eat a healthy and balanced diet: Make sure to eat tooth-healthy foods on a regular basis, and try to avoid sugary products. It’s also smart to avoid eating foods that can get stuck in your teeth and cause a toothache. However, if you do get food stuck in your smile, just use dental floss to remove it.

If you would like more information on how to keep toothaches in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, away from your smile as much as possible, please call our office today at 970-945-9119 and schedule an appointment with your dentist, Dr. Corey Johnson, or talk to a member of our dental team. We look forward to helping you!