ADA Accessibility Information
Accessibility

A
A

A
Trusted, Comfortable & Caring Dentistry
Open as early as
7am & as late as 8pm
Home button

Natural Ways of Boosting Your Oral Health This Year


Posted on 7/20/2018 by Matt Aldridge DDS
Natural Ways of Boosting Your Oral Health This YearHave you made a resolution to improve your oral health this year?

If so, you don't have to spend thousands of dollars on expensive dental treatments. There are ways that you can naturally boost your oral health without breaking your budget.

Use a Straw

As a rule, you should try to minimize your consumption of dark liquids like coffee, red wine, soda, and tea. However, if you want to drink one of these beverages, using a straw can help. A straw will divert the staining liquid away from your teeth, ensuring your enamel stays safe.

Drink More Water

Water is the most important beverage for your health – oral and overall. Water keeps your mouth lubricated and will wash away acid and bacteria. It also wards of dry mouth and can fend off bad breath.

Try a Natural Mouthwash

There are plenty of natural mouthwashes that can help to clean out your mouth without the chemicals. While they won't kill the bacteria in your mouth, they will promote a good oral environment, which is good for your mouth and your overall health.

Eat Better

A healthy diet is the foundation of good oral health. Make sure you are eating foods high in calcium, vitamin D, vitamin B12, and selenium. Lean proteins are also necessary, so choose chicken and turkey over red meat.

Rinse with Baking Soda

You can also rinse out your mouth with baking soda for a natural way to whiten your teeth and freshen your breath. Simply add ¼ teaspoons to a cup of water and rinse. This will help to balance your mouth's pH value.

If you enjoy natural remedies, there are plenty of things that you can do to improve your oral health. Call us today to set up your next appointment and learn more. We want you to have the healthiest mouth possible.
Matthew Aldridge, DMD
Dr. Aldridge takes pride in providing the best dental care and service for his patients. He is also committed to continuing education classes in order to provide new and updated techniques.
Dr. Aldridge completes triple the required CE credits annually. He has invested a great deal of time toward training, including removal of wisdom teeth, dental implants, traditional orthodontics, Invisalign®, Six Month Smiles, and TMJ therapy.

More about Dr. Aldridge

2015-17
Cosmetic Dentistry button
Cosmetic
Dentistry

We understand that each of our patients are unique. We find the cosmetic solution that is just right for you.
We utilize the latest technology to improve the accuracy, safety, and healing time of treatment. We also offer IV sedation for your comfort.

Dental Implants button
Dental
Implants

Missing teeth can be a cause for embarrassment or anxiety.
Implants are an excellent long-term option for restoring your smile.

Eat the foods you love again with confidence! Learn more about dental implants.


Invisalign button
Orthodontics

The clear alternative to metal braces for adults, kids and teens.
Clear braces are comfortable, removable, and almost invisible. Eat and drink what you want while in treatment. Plus, brushing and flossing are not a problem with clear braces!





All Insurance is Welcomed
We maximize your insurance to ensure you pay as little as possible for all services!

Learn about financing and insurance
A better kind of dental practice for your entire family.

Request your Appointment


Contact us
New Patient Forms

Visit us on Yelp button Visit us on Facebook button Visit us on Google plus button
Leave or read reviews!
Matthew Aldridge, DMD
Oasis Dental
16500 SE 15th St, Suite 180
Vancouver, WA 98683 MAP


Office Hours:
Monday: 8am–5:30pm
Tuesday: 8am–8pm
Wednesday: 7am–8pm
Thursday: 7am–3pm


Copyright © 2017-2018 Oasis Dental and WEO MEDIA. All rights reserved.  Sitemap | Links
Oasis Dental, 16500 SE 15th St, Suite 180, Vancouver, WA, 98683 - Associated Words: dentist Vancouver WA - Dr Matt Aldridge Vancouver WA - dentist Vancouver WA - (360) 836-1100 - www.myoasisdental.com - 12/10/2018