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3 Month Check-in on New Year’s Resolution for Dental Hygiene

Posted in Dental Care, General Dentistry, and Pediatric Dental

Approaching 3 Months

Congratulations on almost reaching the three-month mark of your New Year’s resolution to improve your dental hygiene! If you set a better, more consistent dental routine as a goal this year, it means you’re that much closer to better oral health and overall well-being. Three months may seem like a short time, but it’s a significant step towards forming a permanent good habit.

Feeling Good?

By now, you’ve likely experienced some positive changes in your oral health. Perhaps you’ve noticed your teeth feeling cleaner, your breath fresher, or even a decrease in sensitivity or discomfort. These improvements are the result of your commitment to sticking to your dental routine, whether it’s brushing and flossing regularly, using mouthwash, or attending regular dental check-ups at Erbsville Dental.

You’re Well on Your Way

But beyond the tangible benefits, reaching this milestone also signifies something deeper: the establishment of a habit. Research suggests that it takes approximately 66 days for a new behavior to become automatic. So, by making it through three months of consistent dental care, you’re well on your way to ingraining these habits into your daily life.

Celebrate your Achievement

As you reflect on the progress you’ve made so far, take a moment to celebrate your achievements. Recognize the effort and dedication you’ve put into prioritizing your oral health. Remember, forming good habits is a journey, and it’s normal to encounter setbacks along the way. If you’ve slipped up occasionally or missed a brushing session, don’t be too hard on yourself. Instead, use it as an opportunity to recommit to your goals and continue moving forward.

One Step at a Time

Looking ahead, keep building on the momentum you’ve created. Stay consistent with your dental routine, and don’t underestimate the power of small, daily actions. Whether it’s remembering to floss before bed or scheduling your next dental appointment, every step you take contributes to your long-term oral health.

It’s Worth the Effort

As you embark on the next phase of your journey, remember that your dental health is worth investing in. By prioritizing your oral hygiene, you’re not only preserving your smile but also safeguarding your overall well-being. Keep up the great work, and here’s to many more months of healthy habits and radiant smiles!