Daily dental hygiene is crucial for a healthy, clean mouth

By November 14, 2011 January 2nd, 2020 No Comments

With Halloween in the rearview mirror and the sugar plum fairy dancing her way onto the horizon, it’s a good time to mention the importance of dental hygiene London.

You only get one set of teeth, and unless the idea of a liquid diet floats your boat, you’re going to need to keep them in good shape.

Although factors such as daily diet and tobacco use influence dental health to some degree, daily, preventative maintenance is paramount to ensuring healthy teeth and gums… side effects stemming from poor dental hygiene include tartar build up, cavities and gum disease.

Even more sensually and socially vexing though, may be bad breath, known to dentists as halitosis…Once these usual suspects are digested and absorbed into the bloodstream, they move to the lungs, where they are expelled in the respiratory process.

Brushing, flossing and mouthwash mask the odor temporarily, but it will linger until the body eliminates the food. cosmetic dentist london

So while you may not literally be what you eat, you will smell like it….Not only does tartar slowly eat away the protective enamel of a tooth, when it advances to the gum line, gum tissue often becomes swollen and may bleed. The resulting condition, called gingivitis is the early stage of gum disease, and if left untreated, can lead to full-blown tooth rot.

The good news is that brushing and flossing go a long way in preventing the erosion of teeth and gum….Some cultures still use sticks, and in a pinch you can even use your finger to brush your teeth.

While regular brushing removes plaque from the surface of the teeth….read more

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