Not everyone is born with the knowledge it takes to be able to properly care for teeth. There are things you should learn, and things you need to do, to keep your smile in good shape. That is why you will find help with the following tips. Read on for more.
If you are worried about getting work done on your teeth, speak to the dentist prior to your appointment. This will give him or her a heads up on how you are feeling, and they can figure out how to best reassure you. Try to be specific about exactly what it is that you don’t like about the process.
Use mouthwashes that do not have alcohol in them if you’re over fifty. Older adults often experience sensitivity in their teeth, gums and mouth, which can be exacerbated by burning, stinging alcoholic-containing formulas. You can achieve the same results (minus the burning) by swishing with a formula that does not contain alcohol. Use it two times per day.