Dental One Associates of Frederick
45 Thomas Johnson Drive, Suite 105, Frederick, MD 21702

Oral Hygiene in Frederick, MD

Your oral hygiene can make the difference between having a healthy smile or struggling with dental problems. Good oral care involves daily home dental care and regular visits to a dentist for regular cleanings and dental exams. For a dentist with vast experience in oral hygiene in Frederick, trust our dental practice for the professional care and protection your smile truly needs.

Why Must You Pay Attention to Oral Hygiene?

Proper dental care is required to keep dental disease and decay from forming. Maintaining proper hygiene lets you remove the plaque and bacteria that develop on your teeth and gums every day. If these particles aren’t removed regularly, they quickly build up and result in gum disease, tooth decay, and persistent bad breath. The only way to protect your smile is with good dental habits at home and visits to a dentist for regular professional care. Please call our office to learn more about proper hygiene.

Are There Oral Hygiene Tips to Help Take Care of Teeth and Gums?

Yes, and they are surprisingly easy to follow. Dentists recommend these helpful hygiene practices to maintain good dental health:

  • Brush your teeth when you get out of bed in the morning, after you have snacks and meals, and before you go to sleep at night
  • Floss carefully between each and every tooth, at least once daily
  • Opt for a toothpaste with fluoride
  • Use a toothbrush that comfortably fits in your mouth and has soft- to medium- bristles
  • Lower your intake of foods and drinks high in sugar
  • Stop using tobacco products and smoking
  • Visit a dentist for regular checkups and teeth cleanings

These hygiene tips can help you maintain a healthy smile for life.

What’s the Best Way to Protect the Health of Your Teeth and Gums?

Practicing dental care at home can help you preserve your dental health, but you can’t overlook the importance of regular visits to a dentist for professional cleanings and exams. In addition to maintaining the health of our smile, dental hygiene can protect your entire body from infection and disease. Call our office to schedule a convenient appointment today.

How Can You Convey the Importance of Dental Hygiene to Your Child?

It’s best to teach by example and start taking care of your child’s teeth and gums when they are very young. Dental experts say you should schedule your child’s first dental appointment before their first birthday. This will allow a dentist to evaluate their dental development and detect early signs of problems. Afterward, keep taking your child to the dentist on a regular basis for professional teeth cleanings and exams. If your child puts up a fight about going to the dentist or taking care of their teeth at home, we have found some simple way to help make them more open to dental care. A few proven techniques are letting your child pick their favorite flavor toothpaste and offering healthy treats for successful dental visits. We have many more ideas to make healthy hygiene a pleasure, so feel free to call us for more advice.

How Can You Practice Good Oral Hygiene at Home?

Just as vital as regular dental appointments for professional cleanings and checkups, is developing a good dental hygiene routine at home. Our dentists have provided some simple oral hygiene instructions to help you protect your smile at home. These include brushing your teeth morning, night, and after every meal with a fluoridated toothpaste. In addition, you need to choose a soft-bristled toothbrush and replace it every few months when the bristles get out of shape. And finally, you need to floss at least once a day, but more often if possible to remove the plaque and particles trapped between teeth. Call our office and let us help you develop a healthy home hygiene routine.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
This dental team is awesome! Best I’ve had in 46 yrs! I highly recommend Dental One Associates of Frederick, MD
Linda F.
Very prompt, friendly and helpful
Alice R.
The office was clean and neat and the staff friendly and well organized. The dentist was efficient and honest and didn’t try to sell me on procedures I don’t need.
Ann J.
So far I have been to your office twice. Both times i didn’t sit in the waiting room more than 2 minutes. Was taken back, had the work explained, had the work done and was out the door. As I […]
Trace M.
Staff is courteous and welcoming. My visit went very well and I was taken in at my appointment time.
Stephen Y.
Personable and professional staff.
Wayne B.
I would definitely recommend the practice . I give it a 10
Mary F.
Everyone was so helpful and courteous, and I couldn’t be happier with the results of my dental work. I will continue to go to Dental One Associates for all my dental work. To everyone at Dental One […]
Sherry M.
The entire staff has been wonderful!
Melani H.
Michelle who did my work was outstanding. She works one day a week I think. She gave me a great alternative to flossing: Waterpik. She told me what model and how to use it. I bought one and so far […]
Frank M.
I’ve been a patient of this practice for almost 20 years. The staff has always been friendly and knowledgeable. The office has worked with us financially. Dr. Yasbin does a good job of explaining […]
Joyce F.
Today i took my daughter to have her wisdom teeth extracted. She was very nervous. Dr Asher and his team were very reassuring that everything was going to be okay. They took very good care of her. […]
Shelly S.
Everyone is friendly and cares about the patients
Pamela L.
For 10 years, my husband and I, an adult daughter, and two young adult grandchildren have been coming to Dental One on TJ Drive. The entire staff is excellent. We have had regular cleanings, crowns, […]
Connie P.
I’ve been to Dr Yasbin for many years. It’s a well run practice and he was terrific with my child during fillings. I was more nervous than she was but he explained every step to her. She still […]
Theresa G.
Great service @ Dental One Associates. Love our dental hygienist Christy Dolin! She does a very thorough cleaning and takes time to answer any questions.
Kimberly S.
Everyone involved was very accommodating and made sure I was comfortable at all times.
Sonya M.
Dr. Yasbin and Jea are great. I have extreme dental anxiety and they make me feel comfortable and I truly value that.
Yvonne W.
It’s always friendly, professional and clean. Most importantly, I feel I get top quality dental care.
Amy P.
Excellent care, dentist and tech were very solicitous of my comfort, procedure was completed quickly and with no pain.
William A.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (301) 862-6783
Fax: (301) 696-8666
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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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