Beauty And The Bath

Complete Oral Care

Having a sound plan for complete oral care is very important.

For Healthy Teeth, Gums, And A Beautiful Smile

Since digestion begins in your mouth, having healthy teeth and gums helps deter various systemic diseases and infections.

So what is complete oral care? It means taking care of the tongue, tooth, and gums. That care can include several of the following personal and professional treatments:

Bad Breath Treatments

Poor dental habits like not brushing and flossing your teeth daily is one of the key contributors to bad breath.

Without brushing bits of food begin to break down in the mouth, promoting bacteria that causes bad breath. Of course, bad breath is very embarrassing, so having ways to combat it is important socially and for your oral health.

Bad Breath Cures
Bad breath is embarrassing and does not make for a good impression. Try these 3 easy cures to get rid of bad breath now.

Brushing

The American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice daily using an ADA approved fluoride toothpaste. Amazingly a lot of people do not know how to brush their teeth properly as a part of complete oral care. Take a few minutes to learn and practice how to brush your teeth correctly.

 

Brushing Teeth Basics
How To Brush Your Teeth: How To Brush Teeth Learn the basics of brushing your teeth properly and you will be more than half way to a beautiful smile. Are you brushing twice daily?

Daily Dental Care
The Importance Of Daily Dental Care: Why daily dental care is a must, do not save brushing and flossing well for special occasions.

Cosmetic Dental Surgery: Various situations can cause a person to seek out cosmetic dental surgery including whitening, veneers, bridges, bonding, reshaping, etc.

However, it's good to know what each process will accomplish beforehand, and what a good treatment plan looks like. Become an informed consumer.

Temporary Teeth Replacement

Snap On Teeth
Snap on teeth can be used as removable partial dentures, a temporary retainer, or as long-term tool to make your smile look brighter and whiter.

Fillings

When a tooth decays, the decay will continue until it's treated. The idea behind fillings is that the decay must be wholly removed from the tooth so it doesn't keep wearing on the enamel.

That leaves a hole that in turn needs to be filled. There are a variety of fillings available modernly depending on the situation. Find out what's best for you.

Preventing Toth Decay
Preventing Tooth Decay
Discover how you can reduce the risk of the different types of decay and what causes decay in teeth.
Preventing Cavities
Prevent Cavities
Improve your dental health by reducing your risk of cavities. Every day we eat sweet foods or foods that are high in acid content, failing to clean our teeth and floss between them correctly causing cavities.
The Root Canal Procedure
The Root Canal Procedure
A root canal removes the tooth root as well as the tooth when a tooth is severely infected, decayed, or there is the potential for nerve death or damage
Dentist Visit
Bad Rotten Teeth
Rotten teeth or Caries are caused when bacteria is not cleaned away, are you at risk for developing rotten teeth?

Flossing For Complete Oral Care

Bacteria lingers between your teeth and contributes to decay. Therefore regular flossing removes the plaque and bits of food from the gums to keep them healthier.

complete oral care

Dental Implants: When you're missing a tooth or have one extracted one option for replacing that tooth is a dental implant.

An implant is made from titanium and permanently inserted into the jaw bone. While expensive, it's a highly effective restorative process.

Mouth Hygiene: Good mouth hygiene is essential for your overall well being and complete oral care.

All the food and beverages that nourish your body pass through your mouth, meaning they can pick up any bacteria that remains there. So practicing proactive oral hygiene is incredibly important.

Clean Your Tongue
Clean Your Tongue
Read why it is important to keep your tongue clean, and why you should use a tongue scraper or tongue brush instead of a toothbrush.

Mouth wash: Look for an ADA recommended antimicrobial mouth wash to keep plaque limited and decrease bacteria in the mouth (a key contributor to periodontal disease).

Oral Exams: Its recommended that everyone get two oral exams a year for complete oral care. Your dentist now only looks for cavities in these exams, but also checks your gums and tongue for any sign of problems that could effect your teeth or overall health.

Professional Cleaning: Along with general exams, people should see their dentists twice a year for professional cleaning by a dental hygienist.

Professional cleanings get the bits of food and plaque missed by your tooth brushing and flossing and are a must for complete oral care.

Overcome Dental Fears
Overcoming Dental Fears
Are you afraid of the dentist? If so, this may be stopping you from having complete oral care.

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Updated April 4, 2012

Plaque And Tarter

Dental Plaque
Plaque build up can lead to more serious dental problems and gum disease. Control plaque by removing it.

Tartar Plaque Removal
How to remove plaque and tartar build up from your teeth for complete oral care.

Prevent Plaque
How To Prevent Plaque: A cleam mouth is the best plaque prevention, clean not only your teeth, but gums and tongue as well to prevent cavities and gum disease.

Teeth Grinding

Stop Teeth Grinding
Bruxism – How to Stop Teeth Grinding Effectively It is normal to clench or grind your teeth periodically, especially when you are under stress.

This time-to-time occurrence is relatively harmless. It is when Bruxism or teeth grinding becomes habitual that it causes various oral health problems.

Prevent Grinding Teeth
How To Prevent Grinding: Teeth Grinding teeth is a tooth damaging habit you want to prevent, it can be caused by stress or by your medications.

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