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How to Avoid Dental Neglects?

Published on Apr 06, 2017 and last reviewed on Feb 28, 2019   -  2 min read

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In recent years, most people are aware of or at least have heard of root canal treatment, crowns, bridges, dentures, and dental implants. What they do not realize is that these are treatments for a dental disaster. People go in search of a dentist only if there is a shooting pain. They forget the that there are certain preventive measures to save the tooth. This article reveals the tips and tricks for a better oral hygiene and also discusses the most common dental neglects.

How to Avoid Dental Neglects?

From childhood, we are taught how to take care of our oral cavity, and it is engraved in our minds. Tooth brushing remains the major pillar in maintaining good oral hygiene. But, is that the only way to prevent dental disasters? Do you think we are neglecting something? The answer is yes. Statistics from the National Institute of dental and craniofacial research says, over 79.7% of adults already have some degree of gum disease. And if you are above 40 years, it is almost certain. Neglecting to learn and practice basic oral hygiene methods have become the most common reason for dental disasters. The common dental neglects are as follows.

Brushing:

Toothpaste:

Tongue Cleaning:

Flossing:

Mouthwash:

Toothpicks:

Acid Attack:

Dental Checkup:

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