Three Easy Ways to Fight Tooth Decay

You know that cavities are not good for your teeth. You know that cavities are quite common. 

You also should know what you can do to reduce your risk of developing tooth decay and preventing cavities.

At our Decatur, AL, dental office, we want you to know what steps you can take to be cavity-free for as long as possible. That includes calling 256-274-8680 and making an appointment with our oral health professionals.

1. Daily Care

Good oral health starts with a consistent oral care routine. Every day, you should do two things. First, brush your teeth twice daily for two minutes at a time. Second, floss between your teeth and gums every day.

2. Dental Checkups

Dental Exams and Dental Cleaning in Decatur | Charles F. Betts, Jr., D.M.D.

Professional cleanings are invaluable for the sake of your healthy smile. During your appointment, we will remove plaque and tartar buildup, which can keep you free from cavities.

3. Extra Protection

While you are here, you can benefit from additional services. Fluoride treatment make your teeth stronger and more resistant to decay. Dental sealants act as a barrier, which can keep harmful bacteria from damaging your enamel.

Call 256-274-8680 or schedule online to set up an appointment at Charles F. Betts, Jr., DMD, Family Dentistry in Decatur, AL..