Have you noticed a white or yellow colored substance on your teeth over the gum margins? Is it tough to remove the substance with a toothbrush? Then it is plaque build up.
Plaque is thin biofilm developed by the collaboration of oral bacteria and saliva in our mouth. If it is not removed at times, the plaque becomes sturdy and develop as tartar build up that is hard to clean or remove. The plaque and tartar build-up is an accumulation of harmful bacteria and other microorganisms which penetrates beneath the gum layer. It will lead to gum diseases like Periodontitis.
Green tea – The popular beverage most of us are consuming in Cafeteria is packed with a bunch of properties to strengthen our health. The caffeine drink has been in existence for more than 3000 years as our ancestors had known the healing properties of green tea.
Recent studies also assure that green tea consumption benefit people in a distinct manner like fat burning, minimize diabetes and much more.
Is green tea good for dental health? Yes.
Oil Pulling is a dental hygiene practice of rinsing mouth with oil for a few minutes to remove the bacteria and other microorganisms in the mouth. The folk Indian remedy is similar to utilizing mouthwashes to keep our mouth clean. In India, it has been in practice for more than thousands of years and also mentioned in the ancient Indian textbooks as Gandusha and Kavala Graha.
Thumb sucking is a normal habit in children during their infancy. The sucking behavior helps kids to explore the things around them by putting the things into their mouth. Similarly, this sucking habit helps kids to self-soothe themselves.
We hope that you may also provide your kid toys like pacifiers, teething toys which encourage kids to suck the things. Right?
Is it right to brush our teeth without toothpaste?
Yes. Dentists suggest that you can add it as a part of your oral hygiene because it can effectively reduce the plaque and tartar built up on our teeth.
American Dental Association has revealed after a dental examination that brushing without toothpaste reduces plaque build-up by 63% and gum bleeding by 55%.
Do you smell a nasty odor from your mouth? Then we are sure that you are encountering various distress in your day to day activities. Am I right?
If you have doubt whether you have bad breath mentioned by people around you, but you did not smell any odor, just try this.
Take a spoon and gently scrub at the back of your tongue with it. Take the spoon out and wait until the saliva gets dry. Now smell the spoon. If the flavor is unpleasant, then you are a sufferer of Halitosis.
It is really embarrassing to encounter a foul smell or bad odor when you open your mouth. If your breath smells bad, the way people reacts to you will be abnormal. They may hesitate to converse with you because no one will like to stand or come close to a source causing a foul smell. Am I right?
Do you experience such a nasty odor from your mouth? Don’t worry. It is a common dental issue. You are not only the person suffering from bad breath.
Mild tooth pain or twinge in a tooth occurs at times when you drink cold or hot drinks and sometimes while breathing in air. Right?
Then you have sensitive teeth.
Don’t scare. This is just a common dental problem. Around 57% of people in our country have suffered from this teeth sensitivity. You are not going to lose your tooth because of teeth sensitivity.
We hope that you are also aware of electric brush and probably seen those in TV ads. Right?
Along with manual toothbrush, you can easily get a battery-powered toothbrush and electric toothbrush in a supermarket.