Ronald W. Hull D.D.S

700 W Walworth St
Elkhorn, WI 53121
(262) 723-2911

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700 W Walworth St
Elkhorn, WI 53121

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Posts for: May, 2020

By Gentle Dental Care
May 12, 2020
Category: Oral Health
Tags: Oral Care  

The Importance of Proper Oral Care

One of the best ways to maintain healthy teeth is by the prevention of things like bad breath, gum disease, and tooth decay. Keeping your own natural teeth can be extremely beneficial both for your health and also for your wallet. The best way to prevent tooth decay and gum disease is by developing a proper at-home oral care routine. At Gentle Dental Care in Elkhorn, WI, dentist Dr. Ronald W. Hull DDS has made it his priority to educate his patients on the importance of a proper oral care routine so that they can keep their teeth healthy for as long as possible.

Common Oral Care Habits To Follow

While we have all heard that we should brush after each meal and floss, did you know there are incorrect ways to brush? To learn more about the correct techniques you should follow visit your dentist in Elkhorn, WI. In the meantime here are some common habits you should follow in a good oral care routine:

  • Do not go to bed without brushing your teeth
  • Use fluoride toothpaste
  • Treat flossing just as important as brushing
  • Do not forget to clean your tongue
  • Use antiseptic mouthwash
  • Eat a well-balanced diet

Habits To Avoid

While cleaning your teeth is very important, avoiding harm is just as helpful. Here are some things you should avoid if you want to maintain good oral health:

  • Do not drink overly sugary or acidic beverages like soft drinks
  • Do not some or use tobacco products
  • Do not drink accessive alcohol

With the combination of a good oral care routine and avoiding bad habits, you can maintain a healthy smile for many years to come.

Learn More About Proper Oral Care From A Professional

We use our teeth on a daily basis, both for survival and for aesthetics. Sometimes we take our teeth for granted and it is only when we are faced with tooth loss do we realize how debilitating it can be. In order to maintain healthy teeth, it is imperative to have a proper oral care routine that is best suited for your needs. If you live in or around Elkhorn, WI, Dr. Hull is a great resource to learn more about oral care and your specific needs. Call our office in Elkhorn at (262) 723-2911 to set up an appointment today.

Elkhorn WI Dentist

Ronald W. Hull, D.D.S.

Dr. Hull is a Wisconsin native, and grew up in Walworth County. He went to UW-Whitewater , and then went to Marquette Dental School, where he graduated with honors.He has practiced in Elkhorn for over 30 years.

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