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Dental care

Dental care

Both, tooth decays and gum diseases are caused mostly by the board, a combination of bacteria and sticky foods. The plaque begins to accumulate on teeth within 20 minutes after eating, and whether that plaque is not removed completely every day, will be formed cavities. Over time, plaque hardens to form tartar.

The plaque and tartar lead to the submission of many problems:

   Dental Caries: holes that damage the structure of the tooth.
   Gingivitis: inflammation, swelling and bleeding of the gums.
   Periodontitis: ligaments and bone destruction that support the teeth.
   Bad breath: or halitosis.
   Others: Abscesses, pain and inability to use the teeth
   More problems: variety of problems outside the mouth.

The teeth are clean and have few cavities, while the healthy gums are pink and firm. To maintain healthy teeth and gums, every person should take, at least, the following steps:
       Brush your teeth at least twice a day, preferably after every meal and at bedtime.
       Use dental floss at least once a day.
       Schedule an appointment with the dentist for a routine examination and cleaning, every 6 months.
       Keep dentures, retainers and other appliances clean. This includes regular brushing like rinsing with a cleaning solution.
It is also recommendable to ask the dentist about:
       What brush use and about the areas of greatest problem.
       How to properly use dental floss, since improper use or too strong it can cause injury to the gums.
       If you must use special tools or appliances, such as irrigation water or electric toothbrushes, which can sometimes complement, but not replace, brushing and the use of dental floss.
       If the person could benefit from using some dental pulp or mouthrinses and, in some cases, pasta and dental rinses unrestricted sale may cause the person more harm than good, depending on the condition.
A regular cleaning of the teeth usually removes plaque that can build up even using toothbrush and dental floss, especially in areas that are difficult to reach by the same patient. The professional cleaning and pulimiento includes scraping, which involves the use of various instruments or devices to loosen and remove deposits formed on the teeth. The dental X-rays can be part of a professional examination routine.

Foods and Drinks Best for Your Teeth

Prevention is the best medicine for your smile and you can avoid dental problems eating certain foods. Foods High in Calcium are essential for a healthy Teeth, bones and more. And there are many foods high in Calcium you can add to your diet today: Almonds, Sesame Seeds, Oranges. Milk, Spinach, Sardines, White Beans... Other food choices include fruits (specially apples and pears) and vegetables.

APPLICATIONS OF DENTAL CARE
Cosmetic dentistry
Dental implants
Laser dentistry
 Cosmetic dentistry
Cosmetic dentistry deals with the changes,and pathologies of the dental morphology because a beautiful smile is synonymous of good health and a full welfare.
 Dental implants
Dental implants are devices or small braces which are inserted in the upper and lower jaw for restoring a tooth or group of teeth or dentures.
 Laser dentistry
Laser dentistry is used in treatment for dental procedures and it can reduce the amount of bacteria in both diseased gum tissue and in tooth cavities.
Dental restoration
Dental health
 Dental restoration
Dental restoration is used to restore the function, and morphology of missing tooth structure with the development of new materials for improving the appearance.
 Dental health
Dental health is a part of health, and people learn it through good habits for keeping the teeth and gums healthy, and it is important to visit the dentist regularly.