Caring for your teeth every day is essential to achieve and maintain good oral health. Daily routine activities like brushing and flossing are have a major impact on your dental state and overall health. A healthy mouth doesn’t only mean that you gain control in retaining your teeth for like and avoiding dental problems like toothaches, it also means that you’re entire body is benefiting from a mouth that is free of harmful bacteria and germs.
Scientific evidence tells us that there are links between dental disease and many other diseases that can be exacerbated by an unhealthy mouth and poor oral hygiene such as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, kidney diseases, liver diseases, lung infections, gastric reflux, erectile dysfunction, pre-term babies, multiple sclerosis and osteoporosis. If you or someone you care about has one or more of these pre-existing medical conditions, it is very important that they establish a good relationship with and visit a dental professional regularly.
The dentists at St Clair Dental, Adelaide encourage you to become more aware about your own teeth and try to incorporate the following advice into your daily life to create a healthier and happier smile, not only for yourself – though everyone in your family.
Personal hygiene includes oral hygiene routines. Cleaning your teeth twice daily with fluoridated toothpaste is the cheapest and easiest way you can gain control over your dental health. These daily routines are essential to protect your teeth and gums against dental diseases.
I consider myself fortunate enough to pursue a profession which I’m passionate about. I gain immense satisfaction in practicing dentistry, which I have been doing since 2002. In the last few years I have developed my interest in the field of Dental Implantology because I believe it to be the key in the future of oral rehabilitation.
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