Back to School!

Back to School!
How to fit your dental routine into your new schedule

    In a few short days the school year will be back in full swing. For a lot of you this means, late night homework cramming, sports practice, and endless club meetings. It is very important to remember your daily dental routine in the midst of all of your hustle and bustle. Here are some tips to keep your smile bright, and your routine solid.

    First of all, in order to have a successful routine you need to begin with a calendar or a planner. Being aware of what you have on your plate will make you feel more at ease. Trust me on this! A planner will be the best thing that happened to you. In your planner you can record all of your upcoming important dates. Along with your planner you can type up a day-to-day schedule by hour. By typing up a schedule for yourself, it will help you keep yourself accountable for everything you need to get done. Here is a great resource for creating your own life-sized calendar: http://tatertotsandjello.com/2013/08/free-printables-easy-post-it-note-school-planning-wall.html

    Now that you have organized your life, make sure you add in your time for necessary hygiene. Brushing your teeth twice a day will keep nasty plaque from invading your mouth. Be very sure to floss after you are done brushing your teeth. By flossing, you remove the hard-to-reach places your toothbrush might have missed. Here is an amazing resource you need to see on flossing: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/375417318914808310/ Brushing and flossing is a must, not to mention your breath will be freshened all day long! Happy teeth equal a happier you! With all of these organizational tips you should be ready to head back to school.

This article was written by Valley Dental

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