Starting to Date Again? Keep Breath Fresh by Swishing!

Comprehensive Dentistry in Manhattan Beach, CA

Withers Dental has continued to proudly serve our community in Manhattan Beach, CA through the ups and downs of the last two years, and like you we are very excited to open up and see smiling faces on the streets again. Our experts are not only your go-to team for family dentistry in the greater South Bay Area, we also have all the best at-home care tips to get you ready to celebrate this 4th of July and beyond! Check out these quick tips that you can follow to keep your teeth and mouth fresh as you celebrate with friends and family this summer.

Using Mouthwash the Right Way

You’ve probably thought about adding mouthwash to upgrade your at-home oral health routine, but do you know how to use it correctly? Improper use of mouthwash can lead to discomfort and burning, or it may just not do your teeth any good. The key is to Swish! not gargle the mouthwash. Swish it around your mouth to thoroughly rinse your teeth with a fluoride mouthwash for maximum cleaning and strengthening

Restore with a Salt Water Rinse

Something else to make a habit of swishing is salt water. Add half a teaspoon of salt to a cup of water and swish it around your mouth to soothe tooth and gum pain, support healing, repair sores and inflammation, as well as inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria. 

Practice Daily Dental Hygiene

Always remember to brush twice a day and floss after each meal. These are the foundations of great looking teeth and fresh breath every day. You can upgrade this routine with mouthwash and salt rinse, but never forget the essentials!

Visit your South Bay Dentist Twice This Year

The best way to guarantee your brightest smile is to get to the dentist at least twice a year. At Withers Dental we will give you a thorough teeth cleaning, removing that hard to reach buildup, and we provide a variety of restorative and cosmetic procedures such as laser teeth whitening to completely transform your smile! If you’re ready to unveil irresistible pearly whites on date night, contact us or schedule online today. We can’t wait to see you again!

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