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Why a 6 Months Check-up Without Home Care Will Make No Difference?

Posted by INSPIRE SMILES DENTAL on Mar 7 2021, 11:53 PM

Why a 6 Months Check-up Without Home Care Will Make No Difference?

When you have poor oral hygiene habits, it will lead to gum disease, even if you maintain regular dental checkups. It could lead to loss of teeth and also affect your oral health. That's why dentists recommend taking good care of your oral hygiene by adopting effective home care practices. Prevention is better than cure, isn't it? 

Good oral hygiene habits will keep away most of the dental problems as it is a major part of a healthy lifestyle. By maintaining a healthy oral hygiene routine, we can prevent severe dental problems like cavities, gingivitis, periodontists, and halitosis. It will also:

  • Stimulate appetite and remove dental plaque
  • Prevent the sores and infection of the oral tissues
  • Maintain a healthy state of lip, mouth, gums, and teeth
  • Relieve discomfort resulting from halitosis and taste.

How to Take Care of Your Teeth at Home?

Brush and Floss Regularly           

Brush your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste. The plaque can be removed through regular brushing. The by-product of bacterial plaque contributes to developing both dental caries and periodontal disease.

Use Mouthwashes

By using mouthwashes, germs in the mouth can be removed effectively. It is actually used as a supplemental form of dental care.

Balanced Diet Plan

A diet plan has a major role in oral health because oral health is closely tied to your overall health. You should have more food rich in calcium like yogurt, cheese, almond, etc., and also phosphorus like fish, nuts, meat for teeth strengthening.

Always Drink Water After Meal

According to medical experts, an adult person should drink at least 8 liters of water a day. Besides keeping you hydrated, it will also help remove food particles in the corners of the teeth. 

Thus, by maintaining these oral hygiene tips and with a regular dental checkup, you can enjoy the benefits of good oral health that includes fresh smelling breath, healthy pink gums, and a pearly white smile. 

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