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Taking Care Of Your Teeth At Home

Posted on 5/23/2022 by Platte Valley Dental Care
Taking Care Of Your Teeth At HomeEnamel is the strong outer covering of the teeth that protects them from damage. When plaque accumulates on your teeth throughout the day, a thin film of microorganisms coats the teeth. Acids created by bacteria in plaque have the potential to destroy the enamel, resulting in tooth cavities. By brushing your teeth with fluoride toothpaste at home, you can keep your teeth healthy and free of decay. You may be at risk for dental caries if you have a dry mouth because of a medical condition or because you are taking medication. As a result, you may need a little more fluoride in your diet to prevent tooth decay. It is possible to damage the root surfaces of your teeth if you wash them too hard or too often.

These variables may cause damage to your teeth as well as gum recession, resulting in tooth pain and discomfort. It is possible that roots that are exposed to the elements are more prone to decay than other parts of the tooth because they are more sensitive and delicate than the rest of the tissues. Because the enamel that covers the crowns of your teeth does not extend to these parts of your teeth, they are more susceptible to decay than the rest of your teeth (the area seen above the gum line). After that, they get more and more worn out.

What Should I Do To Avoid Teeth Damage?

In order to eliminate food particles and bacterial plaque from your teeth, you should brush them twice a day for roughly two minutes each, at the start of the day and at the end of the day, as directed by your dentist. Something with a high fiber content may be good for relieving soreness in the mouth. Apples, carrots, and celery are all terrific choices for snacking on.

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We offer after-hours dental care for your convenience. Contact us right away, set up an appointment, or pay us a visit at one of our locations. A wide range of dental services is available to individuals of all ages from our dental team.

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