Dental Problems

Care / Prevention of Toothache

Maintain a well balanced diet
Maintain a well balanced diet

Watch what you eat as bacteria can very well survive on sugar and starch foods which they need in order to enter through the teeth enamel. Brush or clean your teeth especially after eating these foods or else end your meal with foods with roughage like salad or apple.

Oral hygiene
Oral hygiene

Maintain a good oral hygiene by brushing twice a day, flossing once a day, professional cleaning every 6 months and regular dental checkups. Dental X-rays are needed every 3 – 5 years for identifying teeth problems.

Fluoride treatments
Fluoride treatments

Fluoride is very effective in preventing tooth decay. It is a natural substance found in water supplies and vegetables. Fluoride supplements are good for children younger than 10 years. Topical fluoride, which includes fluoride toothpaste and mouthwashes, is also considered for protecting the teeth.

Wear protective guards
Wear protective guards

Wear a dental guard or headgear while playing sports to help prevent any injury.

Protect your dentures
Protect your dentures

– Keep your dentures or bridge clean. Though all your teeth are not original, you may prevent new teeth problems by protecting them.

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Quit smoking
Quit smoking

Avoid smoking and chewing any tobacco related products. These habits may make toothache condition worse.

 

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