Caring for your teeth is about more than just keeping your mouth, gums, teeth, and other oral tissues. In fact, bad oral health habits can actually have negative effects on the entire body. It’s important to know that if your gums bleed, your teeth ache, or you suffer from chronic halitosis, there may be underlying health issues.
Below are a few of the common health problems caused by bad oral hygiene habits:
The best way to prevent the above serious health problems caused by bad oral health is to make sure you’re practicing good oral hygiene habits. This means making sure to brush at least twice a day with fluoride toothpaste, floss every day, and visit your general dentist every six months for a dental cleaning and a checkup.
At Lockett Orthodontics, we know the importance of visiting the dentist during your orthodontic treatment. For more information on dental braces, Invisalign, or to make an appointment at our office, please contact Lockett Orthodontics here in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
We offer orthodontics services for all ages, young and old - it’s never too late to correct your teeth and obtain the beautiful and healthy smile you’ve always wanted!
Our friendly and knowledgeable orthodontist and staff are excited to get to know you and help you achieve your perfect smile!
Address: 3210 E. Woodmen Rd. #200
Colorado Springs, CO 80920