How to take good care of teeth is important to everyone. Teeth are mostly unappreciated and not cared for part of the body yet they are the most active. They are bound to wear and tear through breaking or chipping. People tend to realize the importance of taking good care of teeth when it is too late. Sadly, many people enter old age when they hardly have more than 10 teeth. Caring for teeth is cheap and easy to execute. It starts from allocating time to visit a dentist.
Just like anything being commenced, it is more expensive when visiting for the first time. It is however tend to be more cheaper when it becomes a routine check up. “Teeth can become sick like any other part of the body and can be treated. Do not remove the whole tooth, our machine removes the sick part only.” says a poster inside a dental clinic I visited lately.
If you want your teeth to last and remain strong, avoid using them to open bottles and wrappers. They make them vulnerable to breakage. This is the most common habit of harming teeth. If you have to chew gums, look for sugar free ones. Sugars in gums covers your teeth and overtime they cause dental cavities.
You also have to avoid abrasive toothpaste. They might make your teeth whiter and more admirable but they also corrode the enamel. Exposing the root and nerves of your teeth. People who put on cosmetics have to keep their fingers away from your mouth. The chemicals in cosmetics can cause teeth to wear. Biting of finger nails can also make your teeth to break.
Don’t use somebody else’s toothbrush even the one that belongs to your loved one. Your spouse may be suffering from gum disease which you might not be seeing with your own eyes hence passing it to you. Learn to be selfish with your tooth brush and save your teeth.
Make sure you brush your teeth daily and never miss when are going to sleep. If you love to take ice creams, biscuits, yogurt and stuff close to that, make sure you clean and rinse you teeth before retiring to bed. Bacteria is commonly found in dairy products, therefore, after taking a glass of warm milk, make sure you brush your teeth
There are many teeth whitening products that are sold over the counter but without exact effects on your teeth. These products can make you end up losing all of your teeth, so seeking professional help is more useful.
I learned these tips when I visited a dentist for my routine checkup. I hope you benefit from them.