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Going on Holiday? Remember to brush and floss!

going on holidaySchool holidays and Christmas break are almost here. And we all love to go for camping, holiday’s with family and friends. It is good to have time off work, school and daily routines but one routine that should never be left behind is looking after your teeth. Simple dental care routine will protect your teeth while you are on holidays.

Here are few travel dental tips:

Stick to your daily dental hygiene routine

Keep brushing your teeth twice a day for two minutes with fluoride toothpaste. Brushing removes plaque and food from your teeth, saving you from cavities and gum disease. Remember to floss your teeth as it cleans the area in between your teeth and removes any trapped food or plaque. 

Make a toothbrush, floss and toothpaste an essential part of your holiday packing list.

Drink plenty of water

Try to avoid sweet, acidic drinks or soft drinks while you are on holiday. Water is always best for hydration in summer. 

Watch what you eat and drink

Choosing healthy wholesome foods is good for your body and teeth. Try to avoid sweet, sticky and acidic foods as these foods can cause decay and gum disease.

Chew sugar free gum

Chewing sugar free gum after meals can help neutralize the acidic enviornment in your mouth after eating. 

Visit your dentist before your trip

To make sure your teeth and gums are healthy, please visit your dentist for regular dental check-up and clean before going on holidays.

If you need to see the best dentist in Indooroopilly, Contact us on 38783384 or Book Online.

References:

https://www.ada.org.au/Your-Dental-Health/Home

https://www.ada.org.au/Your-Dental-Health/Adults-31-64/Dental-Tourism

https://www.ada.org.au/Your-Dental-Health/Younger-Adults-18-30/brushing

https://www.ada.org.au/Your-Dental-Health/Younger-Adults-18-30/flossing

https://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/holiday-slideshow?utm_source=mouthhealthyorg&utm_medium=mhtopstories&utm_content=holiday-bright-smile