5 good habits to prevent tooth decay!
Cavities are one of the oral health problems experienced by the people of Indonesia. Often the cavities still be underestimated, unless they are already feeling the pain. Cavities are not treated immediately can also make the teeth should be extracted.
Yet according to the study, cavities is one of the diseases most likely to be prevented. Is not prevention better than cure? If you do not want to get sick as a result of dental cavities, should do the following steps, as reported by the Health Me Up (01/07).
Community in Indonesia is still rare that routine use of dental floss. Though floss after toothbrush is also important to maintain dental hygiene and prevent cavities. Toothbrush can not reach all parts of the teeth, so there must have been leftovers or particles stuck between the teeth and can cause cavities. Therefore, you should clean your teeth with dental floss twice a day, especially after lunch and dinner.
2. Brushing the teeth
To prevent cavities, brushing your teeth is a must do. When teeth are not scrubbed regularly, particles that stick to the teeth and the acid will issue makes enamel hollow. Therefore, you should always brush your teeth at least twice a day.
In addition to brushing and flossing with dental floss, mouthwash should also rinse to remove particles from the teeth. In addition to eliminating the acid in the mouth, gargle is also important to prevent cavities.
4. Avoid junk food
Foods such as junk foods that contain too much carbohydrate, sugars, fat, and starch bad for teeth. If you want to avoid cavities, bad breath problem, or gum disease, then avoid eating junk food.
5. Visit the dentist regularly
Many people who do not like visiting the dentist. Possibly because of his tools that seem daunting. However, visiting the dentist regularly, every six months, it is important to maintain dental health. The doctor will know when you start to cavities and tooth care immediately so as not to cause tooth pain or holes getting bigger.
That’s some good habits that should be applied if you want to prevent cavities. Do not wait for cavities to visit a dentist or above apply good habits.