You get up one morning and don’t feel well. It feels like all the energy you have is used to focus on recovering from the cold or flu-like symptoms you may have.
Harbor Point Dental Group in Stamford, CT reminds you not to forget the toothbrush while sick as a top tip during Oral Health Awareness Month.
Taking care of your mouth and body when you are not feeling well is an essential part to the puzzle for a timely recovery.
Have a Cold? Prevent Tooth Decay
With Harbor Point Dental Group’s commitment to caring for your whole health we recommend the following tips while recovering from a cold:
1. Stay hydrated and avoid sugary drinks. If you do drink a sugary drink rinse with water right away.
2. Choose sugar-free cough drops.
3. Maintain good oral hygiene.
4. Don’t forget to floss.
5. After you feel better replace your toothbrush.
These tips will help you bounce back quickly from your cold and prevent oral health complications in the future.