What Do Most Patients Do Wrong?

by | Sep 1, 2014

Vancouver Dentist Dr. Ed Lowe is the Editor of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Journal. For over 20 years Dr. Lowe has been practicing Dentistry in the Downtown Vancouver area. In that time he’s seen some interesting things, so we just had to know: What is the most common thing patients do wrong? Here’s what he said:
Here’s the Video Transcript in case you missed it:

What do most patients do wrong?

Dr. Ed Lowe: I don’t think people do anything wrong with their teeth, I think they’re just uninformed about what it takes to care of their teeth. And I think the best thing that you can do is the usual things. The standard things: See your dentist twice a year; every day brush and floss. I recommend using a tongue scraper because a lot of the plaque that is on your teeth is on your tongue, and use a mouthwash. And if you do those things then visit your dentist at least twice a year, you’re going to keep everything in pretty good shape, and if anything comes up: your dentist can head it off at the pass and refer you to the right place.