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Tips on Maintaining Oral Health

Posted last May 7, 2014, 5:21 am in Health report article

Children as well as adults behave in the same manner when it comes to oral care. Chocolates, ice cream, tobacco use do a considerable damage to our gums and teeth. We tend to fall prey to the temptation to our favorite food and often compromise with our oral hygiene. If you have already done these blunders and are looking for dentists, you can seek help from a specialist who will not only cure you from diseases but also will tell you certain oral care tips. Tips to Maintain Good Oral HygieneThere are a few tips that everybody should know to prevent gum bleeding, stomatitis, teeth discoloration and other related diseases.•    Brush your teeth regularly and twice a day or after every meal to keep your mouth as clean as possible to maintain good oral health. •    Floss at least once in a day •    Use soft bristled brush that will not only help in keeping your gums clean but also keep you away from cavities. •    Use antimicrobial toothpaste that contains fluoride. It helps in protecting your teeth from decay. •    Eat a balanced diet and make sure that you do not consume food high in simple sugarsFood Intake Apart from the above tips, you need to take care of many other things. For example, the food that you eat does put an effect on oral hygiene. If you are anemic or if there is iron deficiency in your body then it will lead to diseases like mouth ulcers or stomatities. They keep on recurring. If you are a vegan, you may be lacking certain vital B complex vitamins and in order to compensate that loss you have to take B complex tablets. In addition, if you are anemic and suffer from bloodlessness then you might be suffering from iron deficiency in your body.  You cannot determine what has led to a dental problem. Therefore, you need to consult Dentists in Surrey who will help in diagnosing the cause of your problem. Once you come to know the cause; you can mend your habits or take necessary nutrients to mitigate such problems. Oral care depends on your mouth care, food intake and the medications you use. You have to carefully use the medicines prescribed by a dentist and do not use anything by self-diagnosing. MedicationsWe tend to take painkillers or apply ointments to heal mouth ulcers. However, it is always recommended that you do not take any medications without consulting a dentist.  Dentists will try to diagnose the problems and its causes. They may give you an antibiotic course or other medicines. The medications help to treat dental problems including anxiety, pain and other infections. Apart from antibiotics, analgesics, antifungal medications are also given. If you follow these simple steps, you will not face problems related to teeth and gum decay and life a healthy and pain free life.

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