(HealthDay News) -- Your pearly whites are one of the first things people notice, so it's important to keep them looking their best.
The American Dental Association suggests these healthy dental habits:
Brush teeth twice daily for two minutes per session using a fluoride toothpaste.
Floss your teeth at least once daily.
Restrict starchy and sugary snacks.
When playing sports or engaging in other physical activity, wear a mouthguard.
Don't pierce any part of your mouth or lips.
Schedule regular visits with your dentist.