Dental Hygiene and Periodontal Health
Feel and stay fresh
Our mouth is the gateway to the body. So many body diseases passage way is the via the oral cavity. To stay healthy and prevent avoidable illnesses that are linked to this body entrance, it is essential to understand how this gateway can be effectively cleaned and managed. Different forms of bacteria have been found to be associated with different issues in the mouth such as development of cavities, plaque and calculus formation, gingivitis, and others. A good practice of maintaining proper oral hygiene will go a long way to help in preventing many illnesses.
Understanding basic mouth conditions
Plaque; when dentist talk about this, most people don’t understand but have noticed it in their mouth. It is the sticky bacteria material layer found on the teeth especially those areas far from the reach of toothbrush. Plaque which inhabits the bacteria allows them to produce irritant that could damage your gum. This will make the gum sensitive to touch, change color, and bleed easily. If those changes are not properly treated on time, this could damage the teeth which may make them loose and eventually lost.
What needs to be done?
The best way to ensure plaque is removed or prevented from forming is by daily mouth brushing and cleaning between the day. This helps remove the plaque on the tooth surface. You have to do this by using brushes with soft bristles and antimicrobial toothpaste with fluoride to help protect the teeth from decay and make them stronger.
The use of dental floss is another great method to prevent formation of plaque in the mouth. This floss allows the regions of the teeth that hand will not have access to clean easily. It will help to ensure all food materials that are hidden between the teeth structures are removed properly.
Scaling and polishing is a professional service offered by dental therapists. This dental service helps to ensure plaque and calculus in the mouth are removed professionally with ultrasonic scalers.
At Sugar Land Texas at Smiles on Greatwood Dentistry, we offer professional cleaning for you at a great price. We also ensure proper counselling on basic dental hygiene and issues are given.
You can call us today on (281) 937 7530 for more information. Our Dentist in Sugar Land has over eighteen years of experience and our staff is always friendly. We do our best to work with your schedule and accept most insurances.