Oral Hygiene and its importance:
Oral hygiene is the practice of keeping the mouth and teeth clean to prevent dental problems, most commonly tooth cavities, gum diseases, pyorrhoea and bad breath.
It is very important to maintain oral hygiene as good oral hygiene helps prevent dental problems mainly Plaque (soft whitish deposits that form on tooth surface) and Calculus (tartar) which are the main causes of cavities and gum diseases.
To maintain a good oral hygiene, you need to follow a few basic tips:
1. Brushing and Flossing your teeth regularly:
2. Regular Dental Check-up:
3. Regular Cleaning (if required):
4. Eating a Healthy Diet:
5. Avoid sticky food:
6. Use Mouthwash:
7. Clean your tongue:
8. Stop Smoking:
9. Limit acidic drinks like packaged fruit juices, cold drinks: