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2137 E County Rd 540A
Lakeland, FL 33813
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Dental care during vacations

Posted on 7/4/2022 by Thomas Plunkett DMD
Dental care during vacationsAvoiding a toothache is better because it can make an enjoyable vacation miserable. Do not postpone any scheduled checkups you or your family members have until after vacation. Dental issues should be taken care of before leaving so that you will not have to look for dentistry procedures once you arrive.

Chew Unsweetened Gum

If you intend to fly, we recommend chewing on something during takeoff or landing to alleviate the irritating and occasionally painful ear pressure. If so, ensure that your sweet gum does not cause damage to your teeth. Exposure to sugar can cause tooth decay, so pack some sugar-free gum or candies into your carry-on.

Drink Potable Water

Be mindful of the safety of your drinking water when going abroad, especially if you will be visiting a third-world country. In specific foreign settings, it is advised to consume Bottled Water. If this is the case, you should also use bottled water to brush your teeth. In addition, avoid running your toothbrush under the faucet after brushing.

Brush your teeth regularly.

We understand that you must be anticipating a busy holiday getaway. However, it would help if you brushed your teeth before going to bed. If you disregard the significance of your dental care, the chocolate treats and sweets you consume will result in cavities. The germs will sit and rest on your teeth after consuming sweets at night or while you sleep during the day, which could develop new cavities.

We understood the anxiety associated with vacations, especially among the young ones. As a parent, monitor and supervise their food and drink intake to minimize sugar contents as they are detrimental to their health. Additionally, don't forget to pack toothpaste to maintain a healthy and clean mouth condition.
Don't hesitate to contact our friendly dentists for additional information on the dos and don'ts during vacations. Call us today for quality services.

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