Welcome to my latest health blog post guys. Today, we’re going to talk about the mouth. More specifically what the dangers are, how to keep it clean and ensuring you have the perfect smile. I don’t know about you, but I know a few people who don’t seem to look after their teeth. They drink fizzy drinks eat sugar and every so often forget to brush. They don’t floss and have never touched mouthwash in their life. Sound familiar? But, when they do to the dentist they have no problems at all. This might be your dad, your sister or your partner. You’re probably wondering what their secret is, and the answer is that they don’t have one. They’re just lucky, but you might not be. That’s why you need to know how to look after your oral health.
Mouthwash Is Your Friend
If you’re not the best at brushing your teeth, you should try to use mouthwash each day. You might head out on a Friday night and find yourself in someone else’s apartment on Saturday morning. Just make sure you have a little container of mouthwash in your purse. This will help keep your teeth clean even if you miss a day of brushing. Mouthwash also helps you eliminate bacteria that develops when you eat food that’s bad for you.
Braces & Retainers
How many of my readers had braces in their youth, I wonder? Or more interestingly, how many still wear their retainer to this day. There’s a fact about retainers that you might not be aware of. If you don’t wear your retainer after you have a brace, your teeth start to shift. They won’t go back to the way they were, but they certainly won’t stay straight. You just have to wear it once every other night, and you’ll be fine. This will keep your teeth and maintain that hollywood smile. For those of you who are still wearing braces, remember to be careful with what you eat. Hard foods can damage the brace and cause you to pain if the wire comes loose. It can dig into the inside of your mouth and cause an infection. If this happens, it’s best to seek emergency medical treatment straight away. David Hazan DMD will provide you this service with walk in treatment possibilities.
Are you worried about the colour of your teeth? We all want a beautiful pearly white smile. But not all of us are lucky in that department. You can brush your teeth every day and they might still look yellow. But there is a natural teeth whitening treatment you can try. Mixing baking soda with lemon juice and forming a paste provides a natural teeth whitening treatment. You’ll be amazed how white your teeth look after that.
Flossing is a pain, I think we can all agree. But guys if you don’t floss bacteria builds up between the teeth. Not to sound too much like a dentist, but that’s not good. It could again cause an infection or even tooth decay. You don’t want to be like Charlie Sheen and need fake teeth do you!
I hope I haven’t bored you too much because this is an important topic. You may not worry about your teeth now but if you don’t look after them, you’ll regret it when you’re older. If you found this post interesting have a look at my thoughts on keeping your skin clear.