|crazythinker00 (crazythinker00) wrote,|
@ 2012-03-09 22:30:00
|Entry tags:||cavities, chew sticks, dentist, oral hygiene, teeth|
Good Stuff for Teeth and avoiding cavities (or trying to, anyway)
I'm happy to say that I have been diligently going to the dentist about every 6 months for the past 5-6 years. In fact, I had my latest appointment today, and am incredibly happy that I have no cavities this time around. (No, I'm not trying to brag. In fact, I must admit I never once visited the dentist while I was in grad school for two years - too lazy to bother, I guess. When I finally went again, I regretted not having gone in awhile, because I had one rather big cavity to fill after going back to the dentist, not to mention other smaller ones).
Anyway, the reason I am so happy this time is: I have hardly had a visit in the past several years without at least one cavity being discovered each time. This has been a bit disheartening to me, to say the least, because I have been working hard, for many years, to take care of my teeth by maintaining good oral hygiene with the following habits: