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14 Things You Must Know About Your Teeth

Many of us don’t even know that our human mouth comprises of numerous bacteria. Basically our mouth endures favourable conditions that boost up the bacteria production. But these bacteria form a coating on the teeth which we know by the name of “Dental Plaque” and other relentless gum problems.

Here I have listed few things that your dentist wants you to realize regarding your teeth and terrible emanations.

14 Things You Must Know About Your Teeth

14 Things You Must Know About Your Teeth

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1. Bacterial Plaque Coating On Your Teeth

1.   Bacterial Plaque Coating On Your Teeth

Many people don't know that our teeth have a yellow or pale color layer between the teeth which is formed due to a biofilm or a bunch of bacteria which leads to cavities.

2. Excessive Dry Mouth Multiply Number Of Bacteria

2.  Excessive Dry Mouth Multiply Number Of Bacteria

Saliva is very much pragmatic in sterilizing our mouth and battling out cavities. So, if your mouth experiences dryness, there are many options in the market to increase the saliva, many of toothpaste also play the role in doing so.

3. Brushing Equally Critical At Night As In Morning

3.  Brushing Equally Critical At Night As In Morning

Though our teeth seems super fresh and bright ,it's necessary to brush at night and morning as well as plaque still grows all over the night hours.

4. Floss Your Teeth That You Want To Keep

4. Floss Your Teeth That You Want To Keep

5. Plaque Converts Into Tartar

5.  Plaque Converts Into Tartar

Basically, if we fail to clean our plaque, it gets hardened over time and transforms into white like substance that requires a dentist to expel itself out. You can also prefer tartar-controlling toothpastes if you find it at a normal phase.

6. Poor Hygiene Routine Leads To Gum Defect

6. Poor Hygiene Routine Leads To Gum Defect

Uncured Plaque around gums causes inflammation resulting into a gum disease called gingivitis or periodontal. This should be treated on time before it leaves you with loss of teeth tissues and infection in mouth.

7. Flossing Has Its Own Way To Do It

7. Flossing Has Its Own Way To Do It

Sometimes people lack the correct mechanism to floss the teeth. Although many people practice incorrect way of flossing that damages the gums. As far as now the right way known is fixing the thread at a right angle and flossing along the sides of tooth.

8. Stop Brushing Or Flossing Ruthlessly

8.  Stop Brushing Or Flossing Ruthlessly

Many of you must not be flossing frequently but harsh brushing rubs away the surface and sensitive roots. So, always brush your teeth in a circular manner with a soft toothbrush. Try and practice it and see the results.

9. Avoid Excess of Sugar And Starch Containing Food

9. Avoid Excess of Sugar And Starch Containing Food

The sugary and starchy eatables or beverages attack your teeth and the bacteria lying within the mouth causes tooth decay and cavities. So, bypass such products. In fact you can go for dairy products or non acidic food stuff.

10. More You Eat, Much More Faster Decaying Starts

10. More You Eat, Much More Faster Decaying Starts

Just like you, I always felt that what we eat matters and plays a role in tooth decaying. But, we don't understand the fact that the number of times we intake meal or any eatable stuff, we give an opportunity to bacteria to create harmful acids. So, you should always take 4-meal schedule and finish off sugary beverage within half an hour.

11. Tooth Chip More Susceptible To Tooth Decay

11.  Tooth Chip More Susceptible To Tooth Decay

 The tooth chip called dentin gets speedily attacked by bacteria. So, make sure to get it fixed as soon as it is possible otherwise it will get worsened 10x times more.

12. Fluorides Rules Out Decay

12. Fluorides Rules Out Decay

Consuming fluoride in water or fluoride possessing toothpastes or rinses has justified low risk rate of getting tooth decay. The places where water is inadequate in fluoride may have higher chances of getting ruined.

13. Children More Prone To Dental Decaying

13. Children More Prone To Dental Decaying

It is often seen that during childhood tooth decays as it is obvious that many kids are fond of sweets and chocolates. So, you should try and circulate good dental hygiene habits in your children as soon as possible before they suffer with the rotten teeth.

14. Visit Dentist At Regular Intervals

14. Visit Dentist At Regular Intervals

Indeed, you may brush teeth correctly and twice a day, also your teeth may seem perfect. But, few things that aren't visible to us can easily be found by a dentist so you should always go to the dentist at least once in 2 to 3 months.

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