20th March of every year is globally celebrated as the World Oral Health Day (WOHD). This day is generally commemorated to indicate the significance of oral health and as well spread awareness of the different oral health issues that affect millions around the world.
Even though this year’s world oral health day is behind us, dental experts will stop at nothing to provide you with the basic tips for promoting oral health. By following them, you will find that your quality of life is directly changed for good.
This is how you can achieve an Enviable Oral Health
Here are the basic tips;
- Avoid hard brushing
- Brush your teeth right before entering your bed. Also, make sure to eat nothing after that
- Use fluoride toothpaste
- Use a soft toothbrush
- Floss where required
- Follow every specified oral care tips
- Get a dental check-up every seven months
- Try dental deep cleaning once a year
- Know your teeth before adopting any additional cleaning technique
- Eat right- less on sugary foods and more of dairy products, fruits, and vegetables.
- Don’t use your teeth to open bottles
A good oral health will certainly boost your confidence and trust me; you won’t feel shy to open your mouth in public. Remember, your mouth is a platform for everything that slops down to your stomach. Therefore, maintain a clean and smooth platform to enjoy every dish and generally, display a charming smile.
If you fail, what happens?
Studies illustrate a number of medical conditions that can arise from compromised oral hygiene. Apart from the medical conditions, embarrassments and humiliations are other notable factors that will wound your life.
Among the most common medical conditions to watch out for includes;
- Cardiovascular disease
- Pregnancy complications
- Premature birth and low birth weight
- Lung disease
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Bad breath
- Oral sores
- Going an Extra Mile!
Unless you pay significant attention to your oral health, these complications and the related oral health issues will silently develop. It must be noted that the mouth is comprised of several enzymes and bacteria which are necessary. However, in case no hygiene is maintained, the bacteria and the enzymes will become disastrous.
In other words, the bacteria will multiply and begin to feed on the leftovers within the teeth. As a result, the acid levels will increase, which will directly affect your gums. Immediate symptoms include;
- Bad breath
- Gum disease
- Tooth decay and other related oral infections.