Today everybody desires having a beautiful smile that is enhanced by beautiful white teeth. However, in order to obtain this beautiful smile and great teeth, you must properly maintain your teeth. This maintenance of your teeth is referred to as dental care. Do bear in mind that dental care involves both dentistry and oral hygiene. Oral hygiene involves keeping your gum and teeth clean to prevent any cavity, gum diseases or other dental disorders, while dentistry involves taking professional care of your teeth, as in the case of professional oral hygiene and dental surgery.