Proper dental care and hygiene are very important to maintain good health and avoid tooth decay. For many, it can be challenging and often feel like a chore to brush and floss your teeth regularly, not to mention visiting the dentist for a cleaning. If you find yourself dreading the dentist and with a lack of motivation to practice dental hygiene, we’ve highlighted 4 easy tips and tricks to make dental hygiene fun!
Brush and Floss Together
A great way to start making your dental routine fun is by not doing it alone! By flossing and brushing with your partner, child, sibling or friend, you will be able to maintain a routine and have someone to do it with! Adding this into your daily routines and having a partner to hold you accountable is a surefire way to develop easy dental habits and look forward to doing them!
Invest in Your Products
When you invest in your dental health products, not only will you be more inclined to use them, but you will be excited too! Purchase the products that will benefit you the most whether an electric toothbrush, toothpaste catered to your individual needs, floss and mouthwash to complete your routine, and otherwise.
Add a Song
Whether it’s the top song on your playlist or a song you’ve made up yourself, adding a musical element to your routine won’t only make dental hygiene more enjoyable but will also ensure you’re brushing and/or flossing for the proper amount of time! Spotify, the digital music app, has specific playlists for tooth brushing, guaranteed to get you in the mood!
Use a Timer
If none of these tips are working for you, using a timer will ensure you get the job done. Although it may not be the most enjoyable way, using a timer will set structure for brushing your teeth, and provide you with a quick countdown to encourage you and remind you that it’s only a few minutes of your day!
These easy tips can definitely make toothbrushing feel less like a chore, and more like a daily activity. If you need tips on how to maintain proper dental hygiene, reach out to us at The Teal Umbrella today!