Patient education is absolutely essential for your overall health. There are many resources that can help you educate yourself about possible issues relating to oral health. The web has a wealth of information from tips to information to advice on how to keep your teeth healthy and clean.
According to the American Dental Association you should brush your teeth 2-3 times daily for at least 2-3 minutes. Follow this up with flossing and mouth wash. Also visit your dentist every 6 months. Using these simple steps will help avoid most oral health problems.
However, it never hurts to be aware of what’s out there and to look for tips from experts on the best methods for advancing your oral hygiene. YouTube can be an amazing tool for advancing your education on oral health related issues. Here are some websites that may be useful:
- ADA (American Dental Association)
- CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
- Dental Health Online