Gentle Dental of Springfield
760 W Sproul Road, Suite 100, Springfield, PA 19064

Oral Hygiene in Springfield, PA

Obtaining a clean and confident smile is possible with great oral hygiene in Springfield. Together with your dentist, you can establish good dental hygiene habits and enjoy the benefits of a decay-free, sparkling smile.

What Are Oral Hygiene Practices?

Oral hygiene is the process of cleaning and polishing the teeth through professional dental cleanings and a good dental hygiene routine at home. Practicing good hygiene habits is one of the best ways to prevent dental problems like cavities, gum disease, and even more severe conditions like tooth loss. Even if your dental hygiene is not as it should be, our dentists can show you techniques and tricks for improving your oral health. Call us now to get started.

Oral Hygiene Tips for Patients

Taking great care of your teeth is possible with a few small changes. Try these helpful tips from our dentists to improve your oral health:

  • Twice per day, spend two minutes thoroughly cleaning your teeth with a soft- or medium-bristled toothbrush
  • Once per day, use a piece of dental floss to remove trapped debris from between the teeth
  • Avoid overeating sugary treats
  • If you smoke or use tobacco products, try to quit
  • Choose oral health products that contain fluoride
  • Visit our dental office regularly for oral screenings and cleanings

A clean and vibrant smile is possible with proper dental care. Call us today to learn more about oral hygiene in Springfield.

How Can I Have Healthy Teeth?

Your oral hygiene habits play a crucial role in the overall health of your smile. When you avoid the dentist, tooth hygiene problems can turn into more severe dental health issues. Fortunately, many dental hygiene problems can be resolved with a dental cleaning or other treatment. A healthy smile provides a host of benefits, including a reduced risk of tooth loss, dental infection, and inflammation. Call us today to make an appointment with our skilled dentists.

Oral Hygiene for Kids

At our dental office, we offer comprehensive care to people of all ages. Because of this, we understand that parents sometimes struggle when giving oral hygiene instructions to children. Some children are resistant when it comes to brushing their teeth, and others are frightened by a trip to the dentist. Fortunately, many children respond to positive reinforcement when learning about the importance of dental hygiene. Offering your child stickers, tooth-friendly snacks, and colorful dental care products for children can help make the experience fun.

A Good Oral Hygiene Routine

Keeping your smile clean and healthy through regular dental care is the best way to prevent severe dental problems. In addition to seeing a dentist regularly for cleanings, it’s important to brush your teeth twice daily with an appropriately-sized toothbrush. We also strongly recommend that our patients use dental floss each day. Without flossing, whole sides of the teeth are left unclean. If you’re struggling with bad breath, mouthwash can also be used as a part of your dental regimen. Find out more about establishing a dental care routine by giving our office a call.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
I’ve been going to Gentle Dental Springfield for years; I’ve always had a good experience there.
Dulcet C.
I’ve been coming here for years and it’s always a warm, comfortable environment.
Artia R.
Kind, professional & caring staff
Maryann H.
Gentle Dental in Springfield knows I’m an absolute baby when it comes t going to the dentist. They do everything they can to make my visit stress and worry free.
Karen H.
Appointment time is accurate and Natalie is excellent !
Maria H.
Extremely friendly staff and they do wonderful work
Donna F.
Dr Fee is the best. Rudy was awesome. Made me feel at ease. The ladies upfront we’re so very nice and professional. All around great office.
Erica C.
Not a long waiting time and always nice and polite.
Alicia F.
Dentist Is great and dental hygienist too! Office friendly staff too
Annmarie A.
Staff are all friendly, caring and seem to be very good at their jobs!
Kathleen Z.
Very cooperative and understanding people
David H.
Really great dental group. They are extremely accommodating with appointments and availability. I really appreciate the quick and genuine service they provide. Highly recommend!
Casey H.
Everyone at this dental office is very helpful and courteous
Audrey P.
This was our first visit. Everyone was welcoming and helped may daughter feel relaxed.
Nina P.
Knowledgeable friendly staff that listen to problems and do a great job fixing them
William C.
i don’t know anyone who enjoys going to the dentist, I hate it! However I do like this dentist office. I feel comfortable there and the staff is very nice and friendly.
Joyel S.
The saw me right away when I needed help the most.
Kenny D.
Everyone was caring from the front desk to the dentist and assistance.
Kevin B.
Staff – very welcoming; understanding
Sister L.
Staff was efficient. Dr. Fee explained everything well, and was very professional.
Margaret P.
Office Hours
Mon. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (484) 810-1247
Fax: (610) 544-8882
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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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