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How Can I Prevent Oral Disease?
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Tips to prevent oral disease
Some of the most important ways to keep your mouth, teeth and gums healthy are: 1- Brush and clean between teeth with floss or interdental cleaner the way your dentist tells you to do. 2- Brush with only an ADA Accepted anti-gingivitis toothpaste and use a soft-bristled toothbrush. 3- Get regular professional dental cleanings. This is the only way to remove plaque that has built up and hardened into tartar. Your dental professional will clean or “scale” your teeth to remove the...
Begin to act on the fact that your oral health is...
Begin to act on the fact that your oral health is directly related to the health of your body. Research has confirmed that oral disease, especially gum disease is related to many other systemic illnesses including heart attack, stroke, diabetes, pre-term and low birth weight babies, obesity, and cancer. Therefore, you need to: Eat for oral health (Triple A Nutrition foods that are anti-inflammatory, alkalizing, and high in anti-oxidants) like lots of greens, beans, and non-acidic fruits...
Put Your Health First
Preventing oral disease means you need to do your part in maintaining a healthy mouth, by having good home care brushing, flossing, eating healthy & visiting your dentist regularly. The Dental industry has changed so much throughout the years with new technology & materials available you & your dentist can work together to help avoid oral disease.
You should not be afraid of going to the dentist or...
You should not be afraid of going to the dentist or ignore early diagnosis of your mouth. With sedation and new local anesthetics, a dental visit is now painless.
Start making oral health a priority because chronic and...
Start making oral health a priority because chronic and even low grade inflammation can cause diseases, such as stroke, Alzheimer’s, premature births and host of other problems.