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156247519With millions of users sending millions of social networking messages a year, we’ve turned to trending in dentistry to check the pulse on American smiles.   There’s always something new and innovative happening in dentistry. Supporting healthy hygiene habits with advanced approaches has been the latest overall trend.  Yet, here’s what to look for or to start trending about in dentistry when playing around on the Internet.  

# Get Back to Oral Hygiene Advanced Basics- Baking Soda in your Waterpik- learn more! Review Oral Hygiene Tips.

# Oral Health Starts In The Womb-  Study results suggest that the time it takes to conceive increased in women with poor oral health. Poor oral health during pregnancy is linked to low birth weight in babies.  Be certain to use  a non-alcoholic mouthwash during pregnancy. Start a daily oral hygiene regimen when your child is born with finger cots that can aid for cleansing the gums, as directed by your dentist. A baby’s first dental visit needs to be by the time the first tooth erupts. Visit: The Oral Body Connection. 

# Dental Cleaning Every 3 Months! – For the ultimate deep clean, you may want to consider having a professional dental cleaning every three months like many others do. The vast majority of Americans have gingivitis, pre-cursor to periodontal disease  (gum disease) or periodontal disease itself.  So, dentists often recommend having a professional dental cleaning every quarter. Certainly, your mouth with be cleaner, your breath will be fresher and your teeth will likely be better preserved.

# Bio Film Treatment!-  Bio film treatment is the latest method to fend off unhealthy film layers filled with fungi and bacteria pathogens that are in all of our oral cavities. Bio films have been linked to several medical conditions, including:  Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, respiratory disease, blood clots, strokes, pre-term and low birth weight babies, as well as, chronic inflammation. There is a very specific at-home oral regimen that you dentist can tell you about to manage your bio films. There are also a select number of dentists who are certified in bio film treatment for advanced bio film management. 

# Oral Rinses!-  Oral rinses prescribed by your dentist offer an advanced approach for cleansing your gums and areas where unhealthy pockets between the gums and teeth may form. 

# Mouth Guards for Every Adult – Traditionally, mouth guards have been deemed appropriate for sports players, tooth grinders and the like. Now, it may be more appropriate for just about every adult  to use a mouth guard  to help preserve the longevity of tooth restorations and the oral cavity itself.

There you have it! So, check in with your dentist and take advantage of some of these more advanced approaches to oral hygiene. Hash tag your results and share some great info with your friends!