Oral Hygiene: The Best Cleaning Tools for Your Smile

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Dr. Joseph Neeley and our dental team care about you and your smile, which is why we encourage you to keep your smile in tip-top shape by cleaning your teeth and gums regularly and visiting Barton Oaks Dental Group every six months. Another thing we encourage is to use the proper oral hygiene tools while you clean your smile.

To help you select the best tools, we first recommend searching for the American Dental Association Seal of Approval. This logo proves that the product is safe and effective for your smile and oral hygiene routine. This is the case because the ADA vigorously tested these products with high standards, and they passed.

We also recommend choosing a toothbrush that has soft bristles. This characteristic is important because the brush will deeply clean your teeth as well as care for your gums. If you use a hard-bristled toothbrush, there is a good chance your enamel and gums can be damaged.

Lastly, we recommend choosing a toothpaste that has fluoride. This is important because fluoride is a natural mineral that strengthens your tooth enamel and gives your teeth the ability to fight tooth decay. Your smile needs to be exposed to fluoride on a regular basis. Using fluoridated toothpaste helps fulfill that need.

For more information on oral hygiene tools in Austin, Texas, please call Barton Oaks Dental Group at 512-327-6947 when you can. Our dental team will be happy to hear from you as well as excited to assist you. We look forward to your phone call!