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Have you ever tried to use new techniques to improve your oral health? With the coming of your golden years, the wear and tear on your oral health can become more prominent if you are not actively taking steps to keep your smile shining. As you age, keep your smile spectacular with top-notch oral health care techniques.

Be mindful of the food and drinks you consume, as they can cause additional damage to your smile if you are not careful. As you age, your jaw and teeth may be naturally weaker and thus prone to damage easier. Avoid tough or hard products that can chip or crack teeth, and avoid overly chewy products that can put an undue stress on your jaw.

If you have dentures, it is very important to remove them for nightly cleaning so they can continue to work effectively. Likewise, if your natural teeth are still going strong, continue to brush them twice daily and floss them once daily. For additional help with less effort, try switching to alternative dental cleaning tools such as water flossers and electric toothbrushes.

For any additional questions or concerns, Durango Dentistry is here to help you with all your oral health needs. For a complete diagnosis from Dr. Greg Mann and Dr. Ross Owens, at our dental office in Durango, Colorado, you can schedule an appointment by calling us at 970.259.1646. We look forward to seeing you soon!