Here come the lazy days of summer! Well, probably not lazy but certainly a time to enjoy the warmer weather and make the most of the season. First, it is important to note that if you have teenagers, this is a wonderful time to take care of essential tasks (like oral health care) that present scheduling conflicts during the school year. As for your own mouth, we encourage you to consider some significant ways to keep your smile in beautiful condition in spite of summer’s carefree ways!
#1: Schedule Teens’ Wisdom Teeth Removal
Do you have a teenager in need of wisdom teeth removal? Summer break provides a wonderful option for scheduling this essential oral health procedure. If your child is in need of third molar extractions, contact us as soon as possible – this will give your son or daughter ample time to rest, recover, and enjoy the rest of summer before schools starts back up.
#2: Remember: The Sun Affects All Skin
Patients often fail to connect the negative effects of the sun to anything including oral health. However, the potential for cancer is not just something that can happen in isolated locations – it can affect your lips, too. As a general rule of thumb, we always encourage you to wear sunscreen (including sunscreen for your lips, which is easy to find in the form of an SPF lip balm) to avoid sun damage.
#3: Take A Vacation From Work – But Not From Life
It’s wonderful to take some time off from work and to head out on enjoyable vacations. However, neglecting your oral health will lead to serious ramifications you’ll be none too pleased with come autumn. If you need to see us for an exam, a procedure, or otherwise, call us up to schedule a visit that works with your calendar.
ABOUT YOUR ROHNERT PARK, CA, ORAL SURGEONS:
Combining experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery with a genuine care for their patients’ health and comfort, the team at Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park Oral Surgery is ready to improve the health and beauty of smiles in the Sonoma County and North Bay area. To schedule a consultation, contact our office by calling 707-545-4625 (Santa Rosa) or 707-584-1630 (Rohnert Park).