The Dental Center of Mishawaka
112 Ironworks Avenue, Suite B1, Mishawaka, IN 46544

The Best Dentist Tips for At-Home Dental Care

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Everyone wants a healthy smile, but many people don’t take the time to take good care of their teeth. But a proper oral hygiene routine is surprisingly quick and easy. Just a few minutes each day at home and regular professional check-ups can keep your smile attractive and healthy. To develop good dental care habits at home, try these simple tips.

Benefits of Daily Dental Care

Good dental care requires three things. The first is finding the best dentist for you. Once you’ve found an affordable dentist, you need to get regular check-ups and cleanings. The third part of a healthy smile is proper at-home dental care. The purpose of oral hygiene at home is to keep your smile healthy by providing these dental benefits:

  • Remove plaque around the teeth and gums
  • Eliminate bad breath
  • Fight tooth decay
  • Prevent gum disease
  • Reduce the risk of infections in the tissue and bone around teeth
  • Save you the pain and the price of treating major dental problems

Healthy Habits at Home

The best dentist will tell you that great teeth require great tools. Yet everyone has different needs, so ask an affordable dentist which dental tools are the right ones for you. Then follow these tried-and-true tips to keep your smile healthy at home:

  • Use an ADA-approved toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, mouth rinse, and other dental cleaning tools.
  • Brush your teeth at least twice a day, once in the morning and once at night before bed.
  • Spend at least two minutes brushing your teeth.
  • Use floss at least once a day every day to remove debris trapped in teeth.
  • Maintain your healthy at-home habits by getting regular professional cleanings from an affordable dentist.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Mishawaka, call The Dental Center of Mishawaka today at (574) 285-0460 or make an appointment.

The Dental Center offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Mishawaka. With 4 affiliated practices throughout Indiana, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At The Dental Center of Mishawaka, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at The Dental Center of Mishawaka.

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If you need a dentist and are scared due to past experiences don’t worry, go to the dental center of Mishawaka and not only will your teeth look good and will show them off with a smile but […]
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Staff is extremely nice. Office is extremely clean.
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Dental assistant was caring and professional.
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Alyssa W.
Took my 5-year-old to get cavities filled, he actually fell asleep! I got to stay with him the whole time. The staff was amazing, I would highly recommend this office.
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Great customer service! The hygienist and doctor was extremely gentle and caring. They respected my privacy during my visit. I highly recommend The Dental Center!!
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Wow, I really love the dental center. They have wonderful people who work there. They are so friendly, kind, and understanding of what you are having done. I just love Dr Keiser . He’s a […]
Debbie W.
Everyone is so nice and worked my kids in for sealants while we were there
Josiah W.
Any doctor/dentist visit can be stressful but it’s anything but that at The Dental Center. You all have made my visits very pleasant.
George K.
Worked great with my three year old! Very friendly and encouraging through your entire appointment.
Ellison P.
I hadn’t been to the dentist in at least 3 years, and I was very self conscious of my teeth. I was scared going to the dentist because of what they would say, and make me feel bad for letting my […]
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Friendly and thorough service.
Susann N.
Dr. Keiser and Jessica were attentive to my needs and concerns. Patty did a magnificent job when cleaning my teeth!
Ariel B.
I always get great service at the Mishawaka office and the staff is very friendly
Roberto E.
The dental assistant and the dentist are both so great with my son. He’s 3 1/2 and has been going to them since he was 1 and he loves going to the dentist.
Austin S.
On time, personable, friendly, thorough, kind, team environment.
Kirsten B.
Dr Keiser and Britne are both great! Very professional, and made sure that it was a comfortable experience for me
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (574) 285-0460
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