Winter Dental Care
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16 January 2024

Winter Dental Care

Chilly temperatures can lead to skin dryness, affecting not only the skin itself but also heightening sensitivity in the jaw and teeth by causing the contraction of jaw muscles. This is a recurring issue that persists throughout the year.  

Physicians consistently emphasize the importance of maintaining a regular dental care routine. The key to exercising caution in caring for your teeth is to treat them gently, either by using a toothbrush with soft bristles or opting for toothpaste specifically designed for sensitive teeth.  


  1. Ensure your mouth stays hydrated as the temperature decreases. 
  1. Brush and floss daily. 
  1. Drink fluoridated tap water. 
  1. Replace your toothbrush after being sick to prevent re-infected. 
  1. Visit your dentist once a year at least for check-ups and cleaning. 
  1. Cover your mouth with a mask or scarf. 
  1. Take care of your dental gums. 
  1. Use an anti-microbial mouthwash. 
  1. Keep your neck and face warm to protect from winter chills. 
  1.  Always wear a mouthguard during sports.  
  1. Wash your hands frequently. 


  1. Avoid acidic foods and drinks. 
  1. Refrain from chewing gums and sugary ice candies. 
  1. Wait to brush your teeth after a meal. 
  1. Avoid keeping your fingers and hands around your mouth. 

Remember to adhere to the list of Dos and minimize the Don’ts. Prioritize your dental health during the winter season.