Dental Hygiene

Chicago Family Dentists

Professional dental cleanings are important for maintaining great oral health. However, it is vital that you continue good dental hygiene at home as well.

Dr. Kaufman recommends that you brush your teeth at least twice per day and floss daily. This helps prevent tooth decay, periodontal disease, and other oral health issues.

There are additional ways to help keep teeth strong and healthy. Toothpastes and mouth rinses with fluoride are available over-the-counter. Eating a balanced diet and limiting sugary snacks can also contribute to good oral health.

When you can, drink a glass of water after meals. This can help wash away sugars from foods and drinks. If something you eat or drink contains acids, such as sodas or candies, wait 30 minutes before brushing. This will allow your saliva time to neutralize the acids and protect your teeth.

Healthy dental hygiene habits can help keep your teeth strong and beautiful. If you have any questions about your current dental hygiene routine, please contact us.

Visit Our
Chicago Office

Located in the historic
Hyde Park Bank Building

Hyde Park Family Dentist
1525 E. 53rd. St. Suite 734
Chicago, IL 60615

(773) 643–6006 |

Convenient
Office Hours

Monday: 8am-4pm
Tuesday: 8am-5pm
Wednesday: 8am-4pm
Thursday: 8am-5pm
Friday: 8am-2pm
Saturday: 8am-1pm

Read Our Hyde Park Dental News

Chicago Dentists

Enter Our Giveaway!

January 24th 2020

Enter a chance to enjoy a full day indulgence spa package at the renowned Peninsula Day Spa, located in the heart of downtown Chicago. It's simple; refer a friend to Smile Design Studio of Hyde Park, LLC, when that referral...

Chicago IL Dentist | 4 Ways to Make Brushing Fun for Kids

Chicago IL Dentist | 4 Ways to Make Brushing Fun for Kids

January 7th 2020

As a parent, the best way to help ensure your child has a lifetime of healthy teeth is to help them establish great dental hygiene habits as they grow. Here are some useful tips for keeping your child engaged by...

Chicago IL Dentist

How Chocolate Affects the Health of Your Teeth

December 3rd 2019

Did you know that chocolate might not be as bad for your teeth as people may have thought? You can now eat your favorite treat without feeling guilty. Studies have shown that there are benefits to eating chocolate, however, not...