Staying On Top Of Your Oral Health

Introduction

There are few things you should do to keep your teeth as healthy as they can be. Tooth decay and gum disease are not discriminatory when it comes to affecting people. Without the proper dental care and hygiene, you put your oral cavity at risk for being susceptible to poor health.

Without dental help, you risk turning dental problems into worse issues. Without prevention, gum disease can turn into periodontitis, and tooth decay can turn into a cavity or as extreme as losing a tooth.

Staying On Top Of Your Oral Health

The nature of gum disease and tooth decay can be hereditary. Even with the best of oral hygiene, some people suffer with the misfortune of bad dental problems because of their family dental history. If this is the case, you should stay on top of your oral health the best you can by seeing your dentist frequently and routinely brushing and flossing your teeth.

If these oral health issues are not hereditary and you continue to find yourself having cavities and bleeding gums, seek dental help to find out what you could be doing better for your oral hygiene. Everyone should be aware of how bad tooth decay and gum diseases can become and how gum disease can impact your heart health.

Here are some tips to recognize when taking care of your oral health:

  • It is important to brush your teeth at least twice a day
  • Flossing daily will remove the debris and plaque from in between the teeth
  • Using tooth care products with fluoride will protect the teeth
  • Replace your toothbrush around every 3 months for the best health
  • Visit your dentist regularly

If you need more help maintaining your oral health, call Dr. Kevin Hogan and schedule an appointment today. Dr. Hogan’s staff will perform a professional dental cleaning and take diagnostic x-rays to rule out any serious dental issues.  Dr. Hogan has over 40 years of experience and trained in the latest procedures and used the most advanced technology to treat his patients. His practice, Smiles by Hogan is conveniently located in Mount Pleasant, SC and he serves patients throughout the greater Charleston metro area.

 

Call for an Appointment

If you are ready to explore ways to rejuvenate your smile, or you just need a cleaning and x-rays, call today for a free consultation or to schedule an appointment. Dr. Kevin Hogan graduated from the Indiana University School of Dentistry and has over 40 years of experience. He completed continuing education at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, a world-renowned comprehensive and aesthetic dentistry center. He has also finished extensive coursework with the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation and lectured at both North Carolina and Emory University.

He is known for his artistic skill, professionalism, and ability to find the right solution for an array of dental challenges. Dr. Kevin Hogan is a cosmetic and restorative dentist serving patients in Mt. Pleasant South Carolina and the greater Charleston, SC areas.

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Smiles by Hogan

Cosmetic Dentist – Dr. Kevin Hogan
3405 Salterbeck St.
STE 100
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

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