Dentists often recommend the use of mouthwash for improved oral care. However, there are quite a number of them, and depending on the state of your current dental situation, you may require different needs than someone else, even your own spouse.
Most people know that daily brushing and flossing is the best way to prevent tooth decay, cavities and gum disease. However, practising good oral hygiene is also important to maintain your overall health and wellbeing.
In many Middle Eastern and African countries, a special teeth-cleaning twig called a miswak stick is very popular. It starts off as just an ordinary tree stick but you have to chew on it to reveal what’s beneath the bark.
As people look to more natural methods of caring for themselves, oil pulling has seen a resurgence in popularity in recent years.
Written By Jennifer Raskin / Reviewed By Ray Spotts
Many people are unaware that regular teeth cleaning is essential because it contributes towards your overall health and improves your wellbeing in a number of ways. There are certified dentists all around, and you just need to get an appointment to get rid of the dental silt, calculus and regular plaque that can harm your teeth.
Gum infections are no fun, which is why you should listen to your dentist when you’re told to take proper care of your oral health. By letting things go, you leave your mouth open for infections. Known as periodontitis, it targets just below your gum line in sulcus, the crevices between your teeth and gums.
Smoking can affect the health of the body in many ways including dental health. Not only will it cause staining on the teeth, but also can cause bad breath, increased plaque and tartar, bone loss, inflammation in the mouth and salivary glands, as well as increase the risk of cancer and gum disease leading to tooth loss. However, you can decrease the occurrences of all of these risk factors once smoking is stopped. Regular dental visits will also help reduce and treat what damage has been done.
While tonsil stones are often harmless and cause little discomfort they may become more problematic and lead to larger health concerns.
Written By Kassandra Foreman / Reviewed By Ray Spotts
It’s good to know as much as possible about oral health in general, from dental products you can use to common dental ailments and those who help take care of your teeth.
Written By Lidia Hovhan / Reviewed By Ray Spotts
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