Importance Of Dental Hygiene

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Dental Assistant- Importance of Caring for your teeth From young children with a few teeth drooling everywhere to grown adults that have all their teeth grown, dental hygiene is always very important. Dental problems are the worst, but the good news is that they can be fixed and easily prevented. If brushing and flossing at least twice a day is done regularly and properly dental problems can be avoided. Other ways to prevent dental issues is to make sure going to the dentist is done regularly for check ups, and watching what you eat because it is also very important. Ever heard of halitosis well its just another word for bad breath. About 85% of people with constant bad breath have a dental condition. If you have a dental condition using…show more content…
There is different levels of tooth erosion from tooth sensitivity to more severe cracking of the teeth. It is more common than people people actually think but good thing is that it can easily be prevented and fixed. How can you prevent tooth erosion? Well there is several ways to prevent tooth erosion, you can rinse your mouth with water after eating to get rid of some of the acidity, you can cut back on drinking carbonated drinks and replace with milk, water, or unsweetened coffee or tea. If you do drink carbonated drinks it would be healthier to drink with a straw. Swallow acidic foods or drinks quickly instead of letting them sit in you mouth longer. Be aware of what you eat and wait about an hour after eating acidic foods to brush your teeth. Chew sugar free gum instead of regular sweetened gum. Using soft toothbrushes and toothpaste that contains fluoride this helps protect your teeth. Since tooth erosion has several different causes it would be very beneficial to speak to your dentist one on one and ask any questions you may have. (About Health) Tooth sensitivity is very common in many people. Various pains and discomforts in your death are signs of tooth sensitivity and things like sweets, hot drinks, cold drinks ice cream and cold air may hurt your teeth and sometimes even brushing and flossing. Tooth sensitivity can be treated by practicing regular dental hygiene practices, desensitizing your teeth, fluoride…show more content…
Most of the dental problems you may have can be fixed or prevented with daily oral care at home such as brushing, flossing and using some type of fluoride in the process. Flossing is very important so you can get all the leftover food out of your mouth and you can have a beautiful smile. When you floss you are preventing things such as tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath. Yes it does seem very easy to do and many people are surprised to find out they have been doing it the wrong way. Using proper flossing techniques plays a major on how effective flossing really is. To be sure it is being done properly, asking your dentist on the proper ways to floss would be very beneficial. Brushing your is also very important to remove all the leftover food or anything you have eaten and get rid off all plaque buildup to prevent cavities. when brushing your teeth have the proper tooth brush is very important because if the bristles are to hard it may cause damage to the gums and you want to make sure the toothbrush is the right size so that there isn 't any straining to the mouth or hand which is painful as well. Brushing too much is also possible and will damage the gum and cause the tooth enamel to wear.

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