There is evidence to suggest that there are three simple things which can be done to improve oral health and prevent tooth loss and the need for dental implants. Brush your teeth, reduce consumption of sugary foods and drinks, and visit the dentist regularly. When brushing your teeth it is important that you remember two things. You should spend ample time brushing them. You should brush your teeth for two minutes using fluoride toothpaste. Make sure, too, that you don’t put too much pressure on your teeth and gums when you brush as this could cause harm to your gums. Another thing you can do to improve your oral health is to reduce the consumption of sugary foods and drinks. No one says you have to get rid of them completely, but it helps if you cut down on them. Lastly, remember to visit the dentist regularly. People may tend to avoid going to the dentist but remember that the health of your teeth can have an affect of your overall health. Make sure to visit your dentist regularly to maintain optimal oral health. If you currently have oral health problems, you may be able to prevent other problems by following these tips.