There is a well known saying that “as older you get the bolder you get” but that’s not the case with your teeth. The wear and tear your teeth go through in everyday life take a toll on them, making them prone to dental problems like cavities, tooth loss and also gum disease. But there is a lot you can do to keep them in great shape. Simple rules which are given below if followed diligently will ensure that you’ll have lots to smile about as the birthday candles pile up on your cake.
Try and reduce Wear and TearYour teeth are very strong, in fact, the enamel your teeth is the strongest natural substance. Still, they can be worn down. All that chewing, grinding, and biting wears away the enameling. that hard, outer layer of your teeth. It also flattens the parts you use when you bite and chew. You cannot eliminate the amount of wear and tear that the teeth need to go through over a lifetime, without having it restored by a dentist, but you can prevent it from getting worse. Do not chew ice or other hard foods. Doing this can cause your enamel to chip or even get you broken teeth.
Healthy Gums means a Healthy You!A film of Bacteria, also known as plaque is always developing on your teeth. If you do not remove it, it will cause your gums to get sore, swell and bleed. Eventually, this will end in gum disease which if not treated in time can cause infections that hurt the bone underneath. Sabka Dentist will treat serious gum disease, called periodontitis. If you let it go and do get it treated, it will harden your gums and the bones under the gums. Once the damage due to the disease reached a threshold value the teeth will become loose and fall off or will have to be removed. Signs of gum disease include:
- Bleeding when you brush your teeth
- Gums that recede, or pull back from your teeth
- Loose teeth
- Bad breath