Gentle Dental of Warren
29753 Hoover Road, Suite B, Warren, MI 48093

Oral Hygiene in Warren, MI

Your oral hygiene is directly responsible for your dental health. All that it takes to maintain proper hygiene is dental care at home every day and visits to a dentist regularly for professional exams and cleanings. For the professional dental care you need, visit and our dental practice and let our dentists help protect and preserve your smile.

Why Should You Care About Oral Hygiene?

Your hygiene habits are responsible for the health of your smile. They allow you to get rid of bacteria, plaque, and tartar which amass on your teeth and gums over time. Without proper removal, they can result in bad breath, tooth decay, and gum disease. Maintaining hygiene through daily at-home dental care and regular professional dental treatment lets you protect yourself from the decay and disease that can completely spoil your smile. Please call our dental practice for more information on the importance of dental hygiene for proper dental health.

What Does Good Dental Hygiene Require?

You can improve the health of your teeth and gums by maintain a proper hygiene routine. Follow these simple guidelines to have healthy oral hygiene that helps protects your dental health:

  1. Brush your teeth gently in the morning, in the evening, and after meals and snacks
  2. Use a soft-bristled toothbrush to brush your teeth
  3. Brush with a toothpaste containing fluoride to harden tooth enamel
  4. Floss one time at a day
  5. Quit smoking
  6. Stay away from tobacco products
  7. Curb your consumption of sweetened foods and beverages
  8. Visit a dentist twice a year to get professional cleanings and dental exams

How Can You Make Sure That Your Teeth Remain Healthy?

Your at-home dental hygiene habits play a role in a your dental health, but you need to reinforce your efforts by seeing a dentist regularly. Professional dental visits give you advanced protection against dental decay and disease. By improving your dental health, you can also increase your resistance to many medical issues. To keep your teeth and your body as healthy as can be, call our office for an appointment today.

How Can You Encourage Good Oral Hygiene Habits in Children?

As a parent, it’s up to you to provide your child with a strong dental foundation. You can easily accomplish this goal by giving your child the dental care they need and providing proper oral hygiene instructions. Give your child a healthy head start by making a dentist appointment for their first dental evaluation by the age of one. Keep taking them back to the dentist for twice-yearly cleanings and exams all throughout their development. If your child is afraid of seeing the dentist or resists daily dental care, ask our helpful staff to give you a few ideas on easing their experience. You can try promising some type of healthy reward for good behavior at the dentist or making daily brushing and flossing into a fu or silly activity. Call our office for more helpful children’s hygiene suggestions.

How Can You Practice Good Dental Hygiene?

Start by getting professional dental checkups and teeth cleanings from one of our highly-skilled dentists, and then maintain the healthy results by practicing good daily hygiene at home. Some oral hygiene tips for developing a quality home hygiene routine include brushing with a soft-bristled brush and using a fluoride toothpaste for tooth enamel protection. Brush your teeth when you wake up, following meals, and before getting into bed at night. And floss every day to dislodge the food and bacteria that gets caught between your teeth and leads to dental decay. For additional ideas on maintaining an at-home dental hygiene routine, call our office anytime.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Courteous and professional service. Made me feel at ease which is not normal for a dental visit.
Gregory P.
(Michelle) Great people very nice experience
Richard G.
everyone was super nice… they explained to me in detail what procedures was happening and the reason for their recommendation…also they did not just start pulling teeth like every other dentist […]
Windylin S.
Finding a good dentist is no easy task, especially when you’re searching for a new one. Dr. Mangal is one of the best dentists I’ve been to and I’m very glad that I picked this office. The […]
Deborah D.
The assistant that took care of me was fabulous and sooo kind. The doctor as well.
Jennifer M.
Very friendly and caring staff. Great experience with them.
Louisa C.
Very professional and friendly service.
Sharon R.
Dr. Mangal is a top notch dentist. Makaya…Terry and Brittany are all excellent at what they do. Couldn’t have had a better experience. I enjoy the dentist now! Keep up the great work.
Christopher C.
I took my very nervous 6 year old here and they were amazing with her. They helped her see that going to the dentist is not that bad. The second time she went there she was still nervous and crying, […]
Stephanie K.
My son is 13, he was very scared to have a cavity filled. The dentist talked to him about things he was interested in and calmed his nerves, it was awesome. He never even felt the needle go in his […]
Rebecca R.
Dr Harvey Zelesin was amazingly gentle. He knew how nervous i was and he made sure i felt as comfortable as possible. The staff and this doctor were wonderful. I would recommend this office and the […]
Jenny M.
Staff is great! After having surgery I experienced some complications and both dentists called back immediately to help.They also checked on me several times that night.It really helped to calm my […]
Brenna L.
Michelle and Brittany were simply amazing they made me feel at home
K J.
Love this place. I have major issues with anxiety when I go to the dentist – needed a deep cleaning and Terry was great! I also needed two fillings replaced and Dr. Mangal was fantastic – […]
Christine C.
I can’t wait to go back.
Jim J.
I LOVE THIS PLACE!!!! It’s the best to me by far, i recommend everyone to go by and see for yourself!!!! Very kind and highly attentive to any concern dealing with your dental problems and no […]
Tytee M.
I really enjoyed this dentist office they are very patient with me, I have always had anxiety problems with the dentist however I was able to get my fillings with no pain…thanks guys!!!
J H.
I’ve had only good experiences with this location and staff.
Kim S.
Y’all are the nicest people. I hate the dentist and I never mind going here.
Emily G.
Everyone there made me feel relaxed and that my comfort was important to them extremely nice
Duane T.
Office Hours
Mon. – 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tue. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thu. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sat. – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sun. – Closed

1st & 3rd Monday: 10:00AM - 7:00PM

Phone: (586) 933-5516
Fax: (586) 573-0826
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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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