Dental Care Tips While Traveling | Boise Dental Arts

When you’re traveling, it can be challenging to keep up with your usual daily routine, especially when it comes to oral hygiene. Whether you’re on a business trip or enjoying a vacation, maintaining good dental habits is essential. Here are some helpful tips from Boise Dental Arts to help you stay on track with your oral health while away from home.

Pack Wisely
Ensure you pack enough toothpaste and floss to last your entire trip, if possible. Travel-sized products are convenient and take up less space in your luggage. Consider bringing a disposable toothbrush for easy use during your travels, especially for shorter trips. Some disposable toothbrushes even come pre-applied with toothpaste, perfect for one-day excursions.

Cover Your Toothbrush
While traveling, you’re exposed to various germs and bacteria. Use a toothbrush cover to protect your toothbrush from contact with sinks or other surfaces. These covers slip over the head of your toothbrush, keeping it clean and hygienic during your travels.

Drink Water
Exploring new foods and drinks is one of the joys of traveling, but be mindful of sugary or acidic beverages that can harm your teeth. Drinking water not only washes away bacteria but also helps neutralize acid and stimulate saliva production, which is essential for maintaining healthy teeth.

Don’t Break Your Good Habits
Stick to your regular oral hygiene routine while traveling. Brush your teeth for two minutes, twice a day, and don’t forget to floss. Although traveling can disrupt your schedule, maintaining these habits is crucial for your oral health.

Schedule a Post-Trip Dental Visit
After your return, schedule a visit to Boise Dental Arts for a comprehensive cleaning and examination. Our team will ensure your teeth are in top condition while you share stories about your travels. Don’t forget to tell us about any oral health concerns you may have encountered during your trip.

Traveling can be both exciting and stressful, but don’t neglect your oral health along the way. Remember, your teeth rely on regular care, even when you’re on the go. To schedule your next visit to Boise Dental Arts, please contact our team. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Boise Dental Arts
Phone: 208-369-2255
9931 W Cable Car Ste 150, Boise, ID 83709
Boise, ID 83709