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Keep Your Mouth Healthy For Longer

Posted on 8/8/2022 by Brandon Cooley
Keep Your Mouth Healthy For LongerUse fluoride toothpaste to brush the teeth before bed and at least one more in the morning. At least once daily, clean the spaces between your teeth using dental floss or interdental brushes. After being licked, dried, and sniffed, if your wrist smells terrible, chances are good that your breath does too. After brushing, avoid using mouthwash because it will remove the fluoride from your toothpaste.

Ensure your toothpaste contains fluoride to strengthen tooth enamel and boost its resistance to decay. Every two to three months, or sooner if it begins to show wear, you should change your toothbrush because ones worn out are ineffective at cleaning teeth. Quit smoking to minimize your chance of dental discoloration, periodontal disease, tooth loss, and, in extreme circumstances, oral cancer.

Going to the dentist

Make routine appointments as often as the dentist's advice. Some dentists will schedule home visits for housebound patients who have trouble getting to the office. If you are nervous about seeing the dentist, let them know so they can improve your care. You can use music to relax and divert your focus, bring a friend with you for support, or help you overcome your fear of the dentist. The dentist will perform a visual examination for oral cancer during your routine dental exam. Consult a dental hygienist for helpful advice and knowledge on avoiding dental problems.

Nutrition and dental health

A diet rich in vitamins, minerals, and fresh fruits and vegetables can aid in the prevention of gum disease. Chew sugar-free gum after consuming anything, especially sugary foods, to protect your teeth and gums between meals. Wait an hour before brushing your teeth, as the enamel will be damaged, and you risk removing microscopic particles. A cheese cube is a delicious and effective technique to lessen the danger that the acids in your food will damage your teeth.
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