Personal Dental Care
You and your dentist are partners in your oral health care. Your natural teeth are the best teeth you'll ever own, and your dentist will do his or her utmost to make sure that you don't lose any. But you also have to do your part, by brushing, flossing, and seeing your dentist regularly.
It's not age but neglect that causes teeth to deteriorate. Prevention is the most important step you can take to preserve your oral health, so visit your dentist regularly and follow these oral hygiene tips to maintain your healthy smile.
This section is about what you need to do to keep your teeth and gums healthy. It tells you why these steps are important, and shows you how to do them right.
Flossing and Brushing - To have good dental health, you need a mix of personal dental care, and the care of your dentist.
Nutrition - A balanced and nutritious diet is good for your general health and your dental health.
How to Spot Trouble - Here is a quick guide to common dental problems.
Gingival Probing and Pocket Depth - Screening
Debridement – Treatment
Scaling and Root Planing – Treatment
Source: Canadian Dental Association