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8 tips for dental care during COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak and the subsequent lockdown have hit oral health in more ways than one. But, it has not been talked about much. Of course, we have bigger things to worry about.

Do remember that all dentists have postponed elective procedures and will carry out only emergency interventions until further notice. So, here are 10 simple tips to keep your teeth in good health.
  1. Proper Brushing: Brush your teeth for three minutes in the morning and before going to the bed. Your brush should be flexible and soft. 
  2. The worry during lockdown can prompt issues, for example, ulcers, dry mouth, and jaw joint issues because of the pounding of the teeth or gum sicknesses. In the event that it is stressing you, do contact a dentist in Des Moines. Above all, keep away from pressure.
  3. Instead of using fingernails, toothpicks, and self clasping pins, you should always use floss for proper dental cleaning removing food particles.
  4. Ignore using mouthwash without dental expert recommendation, it may affect your dental health.
  5. Remember your tongue! To maintain a good breath you must clean your tongue. And remember not to use stainless steel to clean your tongue.
  6. If you are suffering from toothaches, swelling, and ulcers you should contact a dental specialist.
  7. Use anti-infection agents just when endorsed by a dental specialist. Anti-microbial opposition is an obvious risk. Never use anti-toxins from extra strips.
  8. Clean removable dental machines and dentures with purifying materials. Guarantee that they are cleaned each day.

These are some of the dental tips shared by our expert dentist in West Des Moines

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