Personal oral hygiene

Bad Breath Explained

According to a recent study ninety per cent of people between the ages of 16 and 40 feel that having bad breath is “the worst social mistake one can make”. It’s a pretty damning statistic. So what is it that causes this embarrassing condition - and what can you do about it?

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Why is Dental Hygiene so Important?

The concept of dental hygiene is familiar. We all know exactly how important it is to avoid consuming excess amounts of sugary foods and drinks, to brush our teeth twice daily and use mouthwash and floss regularly to avoid excess build-up of tartar and plaque. Some people learn the hard way through experience, but others take on board the advice and follow it. Despite the advances in dentistry and treatment, tooth decay remains one of the most widespread health problems in the UK with up to an estimated 31% of adults suffering. Therefore, it is clear that the knowledge of what to do doesn’t tell us why we need to do it.

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5 Tips to Better Oral Health

Good oral health is about so much more than a pearly white smile. Not only does it help eradicate cavities and reduce plaque, it can benefit our overall health too.  Keep reading for five top tips about everything you need to know about oral care. 
 
 
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Childrens oral health

The oral hygiene of children is extremely important. Having healthy teeth during childhood ensures that the individual will most probably have healthy teeth for the rest of their lives. There are two types of teeth; milk teeth and permanent teeth. Milk teeth Around the age of read more

Fluoride treatments

Fluoride is naturally present in numerous foods and also in water. This element has the potential to strengthen the teeth. Hence, tooth decay and other tooth problems can be prevented with the use of fluoride. Water contains fluoride to some extent. Some food items like eggs, fish, meat, tea, etc read more

Tongue cleaning

You must have sometimes observed that your tongue has turned whiter than usual. If you have not experienced this, then it is excellent because a white tongue is a sign of a bad breath problem. Nobody wants to have bad breath. Proper tongue cleaning is necessary for a healthy mouth. An unhealthy t read more

Flossing

Dental flossing is an effective way to get rid of the plaque and food particles from areas of the oral cavity which are out of the reach of toothbrushes, these areas are particularly under the gum line and between the teeth. Regular flossing can prevent plaque from clustering in your oral cavity and read more

Brushing

For complete oral health, regular and proper brushing is imperative. The toothbrush which you use should have soft or medium nylon bristles which should have round ends. This type of toothbrush is required so that the teeth or gums are not irritated or damaged. Toothbrushes which are small-headed ar read more

Personal Oral Hygiene

In order to prevent dental problems and bad breath, a person needs to practice good oral hygiene so that the mouth and teeth are kept clean. This includes flossing, irrigation, tongue cleaning and mouth rinsing and will take only a few minutes every day but result in huge benefits. All these oral hy read more

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