Oral health is a very important part of our overall human wellbeing, so keep oral hygiene habits such as flossing, brushing, avoid smoking, use Mouthwash, and drink plenty of water. Teeth, gums and oral-facial system are included in oral facial classification. The common problems that affect our oral health include gum diseases, cavities and oral cancer, and without proper medical help you might feel severe health hazards.
Connection between oral and overall health:
Most of the bacteria in your mouth are harmless since your mouth is the entry point of the digestive and respiratory system and those bacteria can be the reason for the disease. Generally, flossing and brushing can improve the oral health and also have the positive impact on the overall health. But without oral health, the bacteria can reach the digestive and respiratory system and can cause illness.
Symptoms of oral complications:
Twice a year visit a dental health expert, it will help you to early detect the problem so don’t wait for the symptoms to appear before visiting the doctor.
These are the warning signs, if you see any, visit our Doctors as soon as possible.
• If you feel any teeth are loose
• Very often your mouth is dry
• Feeling pain in eating or chewing
• Sever tooth ache for more than one day
• Hot and cold food/beverage sensitivity
• Continuous and unenduring bad breath
• Swollen or bleeding gums after brushing
Steps to keep teeth healthy:
There are many tips out there by following which you can elevate the oral Health.
• Use oral products with fluoride as it helps to prevent tooth decay.
• Limit eating starchy and sugary food as they can cause tooth decay.
• Eat foods which are high in fiber and have less amount of added sugar.
• Don’t smoke as it not only discolors teeth but can lead to cancer.
• Not only is brushing your teeth an important thing, but when and how much the time and technique to brush is also an important thing.
• Use mouth wash and mouth freshener to keep your breath smell-free and hygienic.
• Limiting the intake of sugary and carbonated drinks can lead to a high risk of cavities.
If you detect any serious issue or any unusual thing, try to take doctor appointment as soon as you can because delaying may result in tooth decay or any stomach issues. Oral hygiene should be our priority.