The best way to maintain your best oral health is to visit a dental professional. Every six months, an oral exam should be performed to check for signs gum disease and cavities, you may also decide on a professional cleaning at that time.
Professional hygienists use special instruments to remove plaque and tartar, they will also check for signs of oral cancer, and assess your current oral state, including any recessing of bone structure.
Your skilled team of dental professionals are adept at finding oral health issues. By finding decay and gum diseases early, you are more likely to reduce your long-term potential for serious health problems.