If you do not take care of your oral health you could have serious problems, essentially in your teeth and gums, you can suffer oral and facial pain, loss of teeth, even problems with the heart and other important organs, all this generated by some infection or some digestion problem that it can lead to intestinal failure or irritable colon syndrome.
Oral hygiene is when you apply the processes that keep the teeth, tongue and gums clean and healthy, allowing us to have a good and fresh breath, preserve our teeth and not suffer discomfort. It is very important that one of our daily habits is dental hygiene, cleaning our teeth at least three times a day.
If we have proper care and hygiene in our gums, the teeth can fulfill their primary function, which is to chew the food we eat daily. It is necessary to visit the dentist regularly, at least every 6 months or sooner if it is necessary for any discomfort even if it is small, especially in children where the doctor can also detect if there is poor nutrition, growth and development alterations and a bad alignment of the jaw. It is necessary and important that you take care of your oral health every day by doing the following:
A) To prevent gum disease, you must eat a healthy diet which provides the necessary nutrients vitamins A and C.
B) Brush your teeth for two or three minutes, at least three times a day, always use a fluoridated toothpaste.
C) Flossing should be used daily to remove plaque from places that your brush cannot reach.
D) Avoid cigarettes and smokeless tobacco, which can contribute to gum disease and oral cancer.
In summary, it is very important to follow certain healthy routines to have a good oral hygiene that allows you to prevent bad breath and other possible diseases, we must have awareness and discipline to follow them and to recommend them to our family and friends. To do this, you must follow certain processes that keep your teeth, gums, tongue and mouth in general healthy. If discomfort occurs when processing food, the physical health of the person could also be affected, which could damage even their self-esteem. This whole situation could be avoided by taking care of your health, your appearance and especially your smile