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?

  1. 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.
  2. For proper cleaning, an interface brush or dental floss should be used so that the spaces between the teeth are also cleaned.
  3. The dental check-up should take place every 6 months.
  4. The tartar should be cleaned at regular intervals.
  5. Mouthwash should be used to make brushing more effective.
  6. The toothbrush should be changed every 2-3 months.
  7. Tooth whiteners should be used under medical supervision.
  8. Objects such as pencils should not be put in your mouth as they can damage the tooth structure.
  9. Teeth grinding and crushing should be brought under control as they damage tooth enamel.
  10. Smoking should be avoided to protect oral and dental health and prevent oral cancer
  11. Sugar chewing gum and thick sweets that stick to the teeth should be consumed as little as possible.
  12. Fruits that increase saliva secretion in the mouth, such as orange, tangerine, kiwi, lemon, grapefruit, should be consumed.
  13. The consumption of carbonated beverages should be restricted as they can damage tooth enamel.
  14. Hard nuts like hazelnuts should never be broken with your teeth
  15. Food products like milk, yogurt and cheese should be consumed to prevent tooth decay.
  16. 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.
  17. The first dental examination of children should start with the eruption of the first teeth.

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