Important factors for healthy tooth.
Many factors such as eating habits, proper oral care, illnesses, etc. can have a negative effect on oral and dental health.
So what do we look for to protect our oral and dental health?
- Brush your teeth at least twice a day for two minutes each time – once in the morning after breakfast and once in the evening before bed.
- For proper cleaning, an interface brush or dental floss should be used so that the spaces between the teeth are also cleaned.
- The dental check-up should take place every 6 months.
- The tartar should be cleaned at regular intervals.
- Mouthwash should be used to make brushing more effective.
- The toothbrush should be changed every 2-3 months.
- Tooth whiteners should be used under medical supervision.
- Objects such as pencils should not be put in your mouth as they can damage the tooth structure.
- Teeth grinding and crushing should be brought under control as they damage tooth enamel.
- Smoking should be avoided to protect oral and dental health and prevent oral cancer
- Sugar chewing gum and thick sweets that stick to the teeth should be consumed as little as possible.
- Fruits that increase saliva secretion in the mouth, such as orange, tangerine, kiwi, lemon, grapefruit, should be consumed.
- The consumption of carbonated beverages should be restricted as they can damage tooth enamel.
- Hard nuts like hazelnuts should never be broken with your teeth
- Food products like milk, yogurt and cheese should be consumed to prevent tooth decay.
- If you get bleeding gums while brushing your teeth, it could be a sign of gum disease. You should see your dentist as soon as possible.
- The first dental examination of children should start with the eruption of the first teeth.