Top 10 FAQs
01. How often do I need to go to the dentist?
It's recommended that you visit a dentist at least twice a year. Even if you don't need it, going to the dentist regularly will ensure that everything in your mouth is healthy and teeth are properly cared for.
02. Can i keep my teeth clean through brushing alone?
This is a good question but the answer is, "No," unfortunately. Dentists recommend oral hygienic measures that include flossing, interdental cleaners and even scaling and polishing every 6 months.
03. What are the best dental health tips?
Eat healthy and get regular check-ups. Talk to your dentist about any dental health problems you might have and the different procedures that can help improve your teeth, such as those done by a periodontist.
04. How do you prevent gum disease?
You can prevent gum disease by performing oral hygiene on a daily basis. Brush your teeth for two minutes twice a day and use floss at least once a day. Also, take care of a proper diet that will prevent tooth decay and gum disease.
05. Which dental products can damage my teeth?
Many dental care products are designed to provide safe, effective and lasting results, such as fluoride toothpaste. So long as it is used according to instructions and guidance on the packaging, most dentals care products will have no negative impact on your teeth.
06. What habits are bad for my mouth?
The most common bad oral habits are: smoking--it causes tooth and gum damage, increased risk of mouth cancer, mouth odor, and blunting the teeth; drinking too much coffee, soda, or tea--these beverages can lead to a build-up of tartar (calculus) on your teeth and can cause cavities; and having extremely sticky foods in your mouth like candy or chewing gum--they coat your teeth with a film and can cause cavities. Other bad habits like brushing incorrectly and not flossing properly also lead to cavities.
07. What products are good for bad breath?
Dentists recommend drinking enough water and brushing your teeth twice a day. Keep up good oral hygiene with toothpastes that contain fluoride as well as xylitol, which will kill bacteria and will also help reduce sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures.
08. Is flossing really important?
Yes, a healthy oral care routine involves brushing twice per day, flossing once, and using mouthwash. If you're concerned about the health of your teeth, you should schedule an exam with your dentist every six months.
09. Is fluoride important in my toothpaste?
Your toothpaste should only contain ingredients approved by dental professionals and must include fluoride. Fluoride can prevent tooth decay and promote tooth growth to boost smile-quality on a daily basis
10. How often should I change my toothbrush?
Ideally, you should replace your toothbrush every two to three months or sooner if the bristles become frayed or tattered, but replace them according to how well they clean your mouth and teeth.
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