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Phone: (971) 708-1608
2831 SE Cornelius Pass Rd.
Hillsboro OR 97123

Jeff R. Call, DMD, FAGD, FICOI
Dix C. Densley, DDS, FAGD, FICOI

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Products We Always Recommend You Have Before Traveling to Keep Your Smile Healthy

Posted on 10/25/2021 by Dr. Call
Products We Always Recommend You Have Before Traveling to Keep Your Smile HealthyKeeping your teeth clean and healthy is very important. When traveling, some people tend to alter their teeth cleaning sessions, which can affect oral health. Therefore, you should carry crucial oral cleaning tools to guarantee good oral health. Some of the products we recommend that have before traveling include the right toothbrush, toothpaste, floss picks, and mouthwash.

The Right Toothbrush

You can't talk about cleaning your mouth without mentioning the toothbrush. Therefore, the toothbrush should be a must-have before traveling. If you use an electric toothbrush, make sure it is fully charged before traveling. Alternatively, you can get the special cases used to charge electric toothbrushes while on travel. We recommend that you have your toothbrush ready before traveling. This is important because it helps you maintain good oral hygiene and keep your smile healthy.


You can't clean your mouth thoroughly without toothpaste. This is why we recommend that you have travel-size toothpaste; under three fluid ounces. The size is small enough for you to pack it alongside other cleaning tools in your carry-on. By doing so, you will be able to clean your mouth thoroughly while traveling. The travel-size toothpaste is also convenient to carry because it saves up space.


Carrying a mouthwash when traveling is also very important. Mouthwash comes in handy in situations where you can't fully brush your teeth. Even though using mouthwash isn't as effective as brushing, it can help get rid of bacteria and avoid bad breath. A mouthwash will come in handy, especially if you are going on a long journey.

Floss Picks

While on travel, flossing is also important. Therefore, you should carry a few flosses picks to help keep your oral health intact. There are different types of floss picks; you should go for the one you are comfortable with. Schedule a consultative appointment with us for more information on the cleaning tools you should carry when traveling.
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Jefferson Call, DMD and Dix Densley, DDS believe that the better informed their patients are, the better their decisions about dental care can be. With this blog, they hope to inform and empower our readers in their oral health. - See more
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