Truxtun Family Dentistry

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Dental Hygiene

Our mission is to ensure patients are fully informed about the best dental hygiene practices for their dental needs. We understand that every patient’s dental care and habits are as unique as they are. We invite you to view the following links to learn more about our dental hygiene services in Bakersfield, California:
Feel free to call our office at 661-327-7497 to organize a consultation with our dentist at Truxtun Family Dentistry. Dr. Peter D Kim and our team look forward to hearing from you!

During your time at our office, our team works hard to improve your oral health. It is essential, however, that you continue taking care of your smile at home through consistent oral hygiene. Good dental hygiene includes a number of daily habits and practices that help to keep your smile healthy and bright. Our dentist and team recommend that you follow these basic steps to help your smile stay in optimal health:

  • Brush your teeth after each meal or at least twice a day. We encourage you to use a soft-bristled toothbrush and a toothpaste that includes fluoride.
  • Floss at least once every day. The most important time to floss is just before you go to sleep at night.
  • Eat a balanced diet. Limiting your intake of very sugary and acidic foods can help to prevent tooth decay.
  • Maintain your regular visits with our dentist every six months. During these visits, we will provide a professional teeth cleaning and a thorough dental exam to make certain we provide any needed preventive or restorative treatments.

When you visit our dentist and team, we will review your dental hygiene habits with you and offer needed information on any additional steps you can take to further improve your oral health. To learn more about dental hygiene and schedule your next appointment at our office, we welcome you to call or visit us today.

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