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Have you recently repaired your smile with scaling and root planing treatment in Tucson, Arizona? If so, our Desert Dental Group team has some after-care tips for you!

To help you completely recover after treatment, Dr. Brett M. Barney and our team recommend doing the following things:

-Take advantage of the prescribed medication or mouth rinse your dentist gives you. These things will help you prevent infection, control pain, and heal.

-Schedule a second dental appointment so your dentist can examine your mouth and make sure everything is on the right track. If something is wrong, your dentist will be able to fix it as soon as possible.

-Keep up on oral hygiene. This is important because it can help keep gum disease from becoming more serious and worse. So, make sure you brush your teeth twice a day, floss daily, eat a balanced diet, rinse your mouth daily with mouthwash, avoid using tobacco products, and see your dentist regularly.

If you do these three things, you will be on the right track toward a strong and healthy smile. If you have any questions or if you would like additional tips on how to properly recover, please feel free to call (520) 663.0419 today and talk to a member of our dental team. We are more than happy to help you!