Optimal Oral Health: What Is It, How To Get It?

When you speak with our Ankeny, IA team or read anything we have to say, you will often notice we refer to you doing your best to achieve and maintain your optimal oral health. This sounds pretty nice, of course, and you feel somewhat sure that you should be able to get to this point with your smile care journey! However, you may sometimes wonder: What we do mean by this, really, and is there something you can do to make it a reality for yourself? We would be more than pleased to help you see the details and the bigger picture here, so you know for sure you’re protecting your grin!

What The Fuss Is About

You hear it a lot: Optimal oral health! It sounds like the pinnacle of all things related to the health of your smile tissues and really, that’s because it is. When we talk about your smile health, our goal is to help you achieve a smile that includes all healthy tissues and for you to be able to work toward maintaining that all the time. That way, aside from little accidents that aren’t really within your control in terms of your smile, you don’t have to worry about decay, periodontal problems, infection, damage, restorative care, and more. You can just enjoy the long-standing health of your grin!

How To Get It

Curious about what you can do to attain optimal oral health? Well, it’s possible you’ve already got it. If you’ve been taking excellent care of your smile, then come in for a checkup to learn more about whether you require any improvements. However, if you’re fairly sure you’re still on the road toward good smile health, here are our simple suggestions:

  • Schedule a checkup and cleaning with us
  • Follow through on any restorative care we suggest (soon)
  • Follow through on advice for home care (consistently)

How To Maintain It!

Once you’ve gotten your smile all caught up, you’re no longer dealing with any problems like tooth decay, and you’ve figured out the dental hygiene routine we suggest for your care, all you have to do is keep up with prevention. This means you continue your dental hygiene at home as we suggest and you’re very consistent about seeing us twice each year for preventive dental visits. Easy!

See Us For Optimal Smile Care

Remember that in order to attain your best oral health and to develop wonderful habits that promote healthy teeth and gums, coming in to see us twice a year, once every six months, is a key aspect of care. Visit us for a dental checkup in Ankeny, IA by contacting Dental Impressions to schedule a visit at (515) 965-0230.