The gift of a healthy smile is one that keeps on giving all year round and your family’s smiles are important to our dental team. When it comes to your children especially, promoting healthy teeth and gums can set the stage for a lifetime’s worth! This holiday season, we encourage you to give yourself and your family healthier smiles!
Make sure everyone is equipped with the tools they need to keep their smiles bright! Monitoring your children’s daily oral hygiene routine will help the day-to-day condition of teeth and gums, and bringing them (and yourself) in for routine professional dental cleanings will help ensure they are getting the care they need.
This holiday season, why not take an inventory of your family’s dental tools and fill in any gaps with fun items that encourage them to keep tooth decay and gum disease away. Here are some gift ideas for the whole family to make your smiles shine!
Holiday Gifts for Brighter Smiles
-For teens and adults, powered toothbrushes can help make the task of brushing easier and more thorough, especially, while fun child-sized toothbrushes in their favorite cartoon character make the task more exciting.
-Adults or children often have favorite flavors to tickle the taste buds, making brushing feel less of a chore.
-Everyone needs to brush for two minutes twice a day, and listening to a song on a phone’s playlist or using a timer can help pass the time quickly without sacrificing effort!
-Depending on their age and manual dexterity, everyone also needs to be flossing daily. There are many flossing tools to keep family members supplied with a method that works best for them!
-For teens or adults wearing braces, a dental hygiene kit stocked with travel-sized toothbrushes, toothpaste, mouthwash, flossing picks, a small mirror and dental wax are perfect for a backpack, purse or briefcase.
-Teens and adults alike will love tooth whitening products (toothpaste, whitening strips, and over-the-counter kits or in-office teeth whitening to take smiles to the next level!
This holiday season, give your family the gift of a healthier smile! To schedule a visit with our team, give us a call at (828) 264-5858 today!