Ways of Protecting Your Oral Health When Traveling
Posted on 3/20/2019 by Dr. Jon Packman
Traveling or going on vacations are exciting, but you need to make sure that you take care of your oral health in the same way. This means being able to enjoy all that comes from your trip, but knowing that your teeth are in the best shape possible. Here are some tips and tricks to help you protect your oral health and still maintain that beautiful smile while traveling or while on vacation.
Tips for Protecting Your Oral Health While on the Go
You want to watch what you’re eating and drinking. You should enjoy yourself, but the amount of sugar and treats that you consume is going to make a big factor on how well your teeth hold up.
Don’t make excuses or skip brushing and flossing just because you’re on the go. You want to take a few minutes to brush and floss in the morning and at night while on vacation. This will make all the difference, regardless of what you’re eating or drinking.
Grab a travel sized toothpaste, toothbrush, and floss to bring with you on the trip. This will provide you with a way to quickly and easily bring the tools needed to clean your teeth without having to grab the ones you regularly use at home. You can make brushing and bringing it along so much easier.
If you want to have your teeth cleaned before you go on your trip or you just want an exam to make sure your teeth are in the best possible shape, give our office a call. We can fit you in before you are set to leave so we can make sure everything in your mouth is looking and feeling great. Give us a call today to schedule a time for you to come in and get the help that is needed.