1.Maintain basic oral hygiene by brushing your teeth twice a day, morning and evening.

2.Avoid processed food and refined sugar and fast foods.

3.Carbonated drinks should be taken very sparingly.

4.Rinsing with liberal amounts of water after a meal helps a lot in food sticking to ones teeth and leading to cavity.

5.Nicotine in any form should be avoided strictly as it is the single most important cause of tooth loss around the world.

If one observes these simple steps one can limit a dental appointment to only cleaning not any elaborate procedure.