04/20/2017 While forgetting your toothbrush might
not sound like much of a travel disaster, there’s something about
showing up to your destination without the things you need for your oral health
that can cause some serious frustration. Perhaps getting a replacement
for whatever you left behind isn’t easy. Maybe you check into your hotel
very late. Maybe now your usual nightly treatment will be impossible
for two weeks! You get the idea. Avoid such issues with some simple
Create A Checklist (Check It Twice)Keep your oral health habits exactly as they are by starting off with a checklist. Before you start shopping or prepping or packing, write out the things you need for your smile care. Remember that everything you do at home you will want to continue doing while you travel. Toothbrush? Dental Floss? Toothpaste? Sleep apnea appliance? Partial denture? Write them all down and check them off as you pack.
Shop And Pack EarlyDon’t wait until fifteen minutes before you leave for the airport to shop and pack. Start early, so you have time to tie up loose ends without a panic. Discovering your partial is damaged, for example, is much easier to deal with two weeks in advance of your trip than it is moments before.
See Us Before You LeaveIt’s always a good idea to schedule an oral health visit with us if you anticipate some serious travel. We can address any decay or other issues, so you can enjoy vacation without a sudden toothache or other unexpected trauma.
At Dentacare General Dentistry, Implants and Dentures dentist office in Longview, TX, your smile is our top priority. Dr. Edward Hobbs & entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle care that you deserve. Part of our commitment to serving our patients includes providin…