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Published on February 26, 2014

Author: RodolfoMaldonado1

Source: slideshare.net

Improving Your Oral Health Rodolfo Maldonado Marketing Director Smile Structure Dentistry and Braces

What causes tooth decay? • • Your enamel is hard But Acid is one of the most corrosive substances in nature. • Tooth decay occurs from frequent exposure to foods containing carbohydrates, starches and sugars. Natural bacteria in your mouth form plaque, which interacts with deposits left on your teeth from sugary and starchy foods to produce acids. Acids damage enamel over time, producing decay and weakening teeth. • •

Who Does Decay Effect? • Dental decay is among the most common diseases afflicting mankind , especially in the so-called advanced nations. • The higher the standard of living, the more likely it is for tooth loss to occur. • Keep bacterial byproducts out and keep your teeth (ADA, 2006)

Three things You Can Do Floss Brush Rinse

Brushing • To properly brush your teeth, use short, gentle strokes, paying extra attention to the gum line and hard-to-reach back Molars • Avoid decay and bad breath by brushing

Flossing

Rinsing • Use 4 teaspoonfuls of ADA approved rinse • Rinse at full strength for 30 seconds • Do not swallow! • Use Morning and Night

Summary • • • • Brush at least twice daily Floss at least once a day Rinse morning and night Visit your dentist regularly

When to Start With Kids? •Rub your infants gums to remove bio-films before teeth appear •Start brushing your baby's teeth twice a day when the first tooth appears

Tips To Improve Your Work-time Brushing Habits: • Post a sticky note on your desk or computer as a reminder • Brush teeth after lunch, before you become absorbed in work. • Store your toothbrush and toothpaste at work in a convenient place.

References • “How to Floss” Illustrations adapted by and used courtesy of the John O. Butler Company-American Dental Association, www.ada.org www.omnicity.com/img/ani75s.gif • www.offthemark.com • •

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