Prevention is better than cure
You can work easily with your dental team to take care of your teeth throughout the whole of your life. Simple things like taking a few minutes of your time everyday to brush and clean between your teeth can really make a difference in reducing the daily damage that can be done to your mouth.
Regular visits to your dental team can then help you to identify any factors that could place your dental health at risk, allowing you to make small changes to your lifestyle to combat this, and stop dental problems before they start.
Keeping your mouth healthy relies on regular professional advice and guidance, combined with an effective home care routine. This combined preventive approach focuses on keeping teeth and gums healthy for life and reduces the likelihood of needing more expensive, complex, and possibly painful dental treatments or emergency care in the future.
You only get one set of adult teeth
By taking good care of your teeth and gums, you're also more likely to keep more of your adult teeth for life. This means that you'll maintain the same ability to eat and drink, and be able to show off a healthy, natural smile.