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Excitement is in the air! Halloween is lurking around us, and with it, the promise of candy and treats in its wake. This year, why not protect your smile from tooth decay and gum disease with these dental tips-and-tricks our friendly staff is happy to provide?

The tips-and-tricks to help ward off cavities include:

-Brush your teeth twice a day
-Replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months
-Make sure you use a soft-bristled toothbrush
-Brush for two minutes a day, twice a day
-Floss your teeth to remove plaque and food particles between teeth
-Use mouthwash to help clear away bacteria from your oral cavity
-Visit your dentist at least twice a year

If you still have questions about the importance of oral care, please call us today. Our friendly staff is always happy to help you achieve positive oral health and help keep your smile clean and bright. So, call us today at 212-697-1122. Here at Paul Tanners, D.D.S. in New York, New York, we wish you a safe and Happy Halloween.