Easy Tips That You Can Consider To Prevent Cavity

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Think a minute, are you sure you’re doing everything you can, to prevent cavities? If not, here are some basic tips that you need to know about the prevention of cavities.

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Easy Tips That You Can Consider To Prevent Cavity Dental cavities are tiny holes in the hard surface of the teeth that can eventually cause big problems. It causes by bacteria on the surface of teeth creating acid out of sugar. If cavities are not treated in time decay-causing bacteria can get further into the tooth leading eventually to root-canal problems and even tooth loss. The good news is that cavities are completely preventable — Think a minute are you sure you’re doing everything you can to prevent cavities If not here are some basic tips that you need to know about the prevention of cavities. 1. Brush Regularly - You should brush your teeth at least twice a day with fluoride toothpaste for two minutes. Or for improved care brush after every meal and snack. If you are unable to brush at least make an effort to carefully rinse your mouth with water.

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2. Cut Down On Sugars- Avoid foods that are high in carbohydrates should be avoided. Save chips cake cookies and white bread for special occasions. 3. Use Mouthwash- For added protection against tooth decay use fluoride mouthwash twice daily after brushing. 4. Flossing- Floss to remove bacteria from hard-to-reach places between your teeth. 5. Don’t Neglect Your Tongue - Your tongue harbors bacteria too so use your toothbrush or a tongue scraper to give it a cleaning. Make dental visits a routine. Professional tooth cleanings and regular oral exams should be scheduled at least every six months. Talk to your dentist. If you aren’t sure about all the options available for preventing tooth decay and the onslaught of bacteria and disease an affordable downtown Toronto dentist can make recommendations specific to your needs and help you achieve a forever-beautiful award-winning smile.

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