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Protect Your Teeth from Cavities Fort Mill, SC
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If your dentist were to ask you how much you care about the health of your teeth, you would probably answer that you care a great deal about them. However, do the choices that you make on a routine basis truly indicate that to be true? There are surefire ways that you can do to protect your teeth from cavities. These simple choices will go a long way in ensuring that your teeth last a lifetime.

Brush and Floss Your Teeth Every Day. Yes, you have heard this probably all of your life – but do you do it? If your answer is like most people’s answer of, “I brush twice a day, but I do not floss every day,” then you are 50% more likely to have cavities develop in your mouth. Brushing the teeth twice a day is very important and should never be neglected because it brushes away the plaque that forms on the outside surfaces of the teeth. However, flossing is even more important that brushing, so if you are not flossing your teeth on a daily basis then your mouth is very susceptible to cavities. Flossing removes the plaque and food particles that brushing leaves behind. Without both brushing and flossing every day, your mouth remains a breeding ground for cavities to develop.

Rinse Your Mouth After Eating. This is easily something that you can make a habit! By rinsing out your mouth after you eat or drink a beverage, you are rinsing away a large amount of leftover sugars so that they do not hang around in the mouth and cling to your teeth. Next to brushing and flossing right after mealtime, rinsing the mouth is one of the best ways to prevent cavities. Even if you only use water, you are still helping with the prevention of cavities.

Visit Your Dentist Regularly. If you cannot remember the last time that you visited your dentist then it has been too long. Keeping regular dental appointments is extremely beneficial to the health of your mouth. Your dentist is able to keep a close eye on your teeth, gums and entire mouth to ensure that nothing shady is going on. Just as with any illness or disease, early detection allows for early intervention – and this greatly increases your rate of success in preventing cavities or other oral health issues.

Request Dental Sealants. Dental sealants do exactly what you would expect them to do: they seal out dangerous issues. Dental sealants are placed on the back molars, which have deep grooves and pits that like to trap debris and form cavities. Having your teeth sealed keeps cavities out!

Eat Healthy. There is a reason why your doctor, your spouse, and your dentist tells you to maintain a healthy diet! A diet that is healthy promotes optimal health in the mouth and the entire body. Also, a diet that is low in sugar, acids, and sticky substances prevent cavities in the mouth.

At Gold Hill Dentistry, we care about our patients, and we are here to help you achieve the healthiest smile possible. By making a few simple choices you can protect your mouth from cavities. Don’t forget to call our practice and schedule your next dental appointment!

Posted on behalf of Gold Hill Dentistry

2848 Pleasant Road, #104
Fort Mill, SC 29708

Phone: (803) 547-4466

Our Client Reviews

Gold Hill Dentistry

4.4 / 5.0

Based on 97 reviews


"When I moved I tried another dental practice. Mistake. Now I drive an hour to still use Gold Hill Dentistry. Everyone from the administrative staff to the dentist are professional, kind, and good at what they do."


"This was my first appointment with Gold Hill Dentistry so I didn’t exactly know what to expect. However prior to my visit I did google their reviews which were exceptional. That being said, my first visit certainly align with their online reviews! Gold Hill Dentistry’s staff were warm, professional but personable, and they made me feel very comfortable from the moment I entered their office and throughout the entire time services were performed. My cleaning results were great and my teeth and gums felt wonderful! I look forward to a long relationship with Gold Hill Dentistry!"


"As soon as you walk in you are greeted like family. Very clean, homie feeling office. Staff and Dr. Setty super friendly, kind and professional."


"Gold Hill Dentistry is the absolute best! From the front desk, to the hygienists, to the doctor, they were all great. They bent over backwards to accommodate my special health situation and urgent scheduling needs. And the drilling/filling they did was the quickest and most painless I've ever had. Don't think twice about making them your new go-to for dental work."


"Office Staff, dental hygienists, and the dentists are all wonderful. Always friendly, helpful, professional and excellent. With so many "doc in the box" dental centers popping up, Gold Hill is a welcome exception where personal service and attention matter. (I should mention too, that the service does not come at premium cost - they take insurance and their rates are competitive and reasonable). Highly recommend Gold Hill Dentistry."


"I really like Gold Hill Dentistry. Everyone is very very friendly and helpful. They are really concerned about your care."

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2848 Pleasant Road, #104
Fort Mill, SC 29708

Phone: (803) 547-4466