Dentist of the Month: May 2013

Our “Dentist of the Month” will be answering five questions straight from dental patients and DentalPlans.com Members. This month, Dr. Vincent Faso who provides dental care for families in West Pam Beach, FL, will be answering your important dental health questions!

How can I improve my dental health?

You can improve your dental health by maintaining a healthy dental care regimen of brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing daily and keeping up with your dental appointments.

Which foods are the worst for your teeth?

The worst foods for your teeth include soda, hard candy(anything you can suck on), chips, crackers, juices, Gatorade, sweet tea and other sugary liquids.

How often should I get a dental checkup?

You should get a dental checkup once a year minimum, but twice a year is better and what we recommend.

How often should I change my toothbrush?

Toothbrushes should be changed every three months and after illnesses.

How should I clean my dentures?

Dentures should be cleaned once a day by soaking them overnight in an antibacterial denture cleanser.

Do you have a question for our Dentist of the Month? Let us know in the comments below!

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