Gentle Dental of Center City
201 South 13th Street, 1st Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107

3 Ways Your Bathroom Can Help You Improve Your Dental Care Routine

3 Ways Your Bathroom Can Help You Improve Your Dental Care Routine

Our bathrooms may be one of the smallest rooms in the house, but their appearance can make some of the biggest differences in our happiness—and in our dental health. If your bathroom is looking dated or disorganized, you won’t feel good about spending time in the room and will probably rush through your dental care routine. But if your bathroom is beautiful and peaceful, you’ll enjoy being in your nicer surroundings and spend more time taking care of yourself and your teeth. So a nicer bathroom won’t only make you smile, it can also make your dentist happy. Check out the following ideas for transforming your bathroom into a better and brighter place.

1. See the Light on Lighting – Lighting can brighten up both your bathroom and your mood. A well-lighted space can help wake you up in the morning and make it faster to get ready to go out at night. It can also make a major difference in your dental care because the extra light can help you make sure that your teeth are completely clean when you’re brushing and flossing. There are a variety of lighting options, from installing overhead lights to adding energy-efficient LEDs, but any way you can bring more light into your bathroom will make it more usable and enjoyable. Accent lighting can add drama to a bathroom by spotlighting beautiful tile work or features, while ambient lighting can add a natural brightness and create a larger look.

2. Fix Up Your Fixtures – While part of a bathroom makeover may be based in personal vanity, it actually comes down to the physical vanity. Consider how much time you spend standing at your bathroom vanity, whether brushing your teeth, flossing, washing your face, or simply checking your appearance in the mirror. If the vanity is looking old or worn, you can’t feel good about your surroundings. But if it’s new and attractive, you’ll enjoy the time you spend in your bathroom and probably devote additional time to your dental care. The bathroom vanity is a perfect place to renovate because it can completely change the look and feel of the room. Start by selecting a base material that will complement the style and color scheme of your bathroom, along with a countertop that is both beautiful and durable. Then, add a stylish touch with a unique faucet or modern sink.

3. Stock Up On Storage – Your bathroom should be a calming personal place, but a disorganized look or lack of storage can make it feel chaotic. The easiest way to make your bathroom into a happy and healthy haven is by adding storage. There are endless storage options, from installing a few well-placed wall shelves to adding multiple racks with basket-type compartments. The amount of storage you add depends on your personal needs and the amount of clutter. You can also add special dispensers for your dental care products to ensure that your bathroom will neatly meet your oral hygiene needs.

You may be surprised by how enhancing your bathroom can improve both your happiness and your dental health. If you gain satisfaction and pride from being in the space then you’ll spend more time in the room taking care of your teeth. And you can maintain your healthier dental care habits by finding a trusted, affordable dentist in Center City Philadelphia.

To find an affordable dentist who will keep your smile at its best and provide exceptional dental care, call Gentle Dental of Center City today at (215) 941-5634 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers full-service family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care. With more than 80 affiliated practices in seven states, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. 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 financing solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional service and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships with our dentists. 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 Gentle Dental of Center City.

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