Here are some tips I rounded up for beating the intense heat this summer.
Stay indoors! This one is a no-brainer, especially since we have air-conditioning down to an art form in Texas. Drink lots of water. If you spend much time outdoors, make sure to prepare and bring plenty of fluids with you. Dehydration and overheating can sneak up on you quickly. Go outside in the morning and evening, and avoid mid-day to afternoon heat. If you plan your day right, you can enjoy the outdoors in Texas even in the middle of June. Know your limit. Even those of us with the strongest constitutions can easily fall victim to heat stroke. If you are doing anything in the heat, make sure to pay close attention to your body. If you need to stop and rest, do so!
Most of the time, you are responsible for your own health. Similarly, dentists can only do so much for our patients. We can correct problems, straighten teeth, fill in gaps, but we can’t form your habits for you.
Take a look at some of our old blog posts for some good tips on developing good oral hygiene. Remember that bad oral health can lead to all sorts of problems! Call us at (979) 596-5402 today to learn more.