Posts Tagged ‘Plaque’

Tooth Decay – How to Avoid It

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
Tooth Decay

Tooth Decay is the process of destruction of teeth. This process normally results from the interaction of bacteria in the food and teeth. Bacteria present in food stick to the tooth surface as a sticky film. This is called Plaque.

Interdental Brushes – How To Use

Sunday, December 14th, 2014
Interdental Brush

Interdental brushes are used for cleaning between teeth. These are alternate to dental floss. Most of the people think the use of interdental brush easier than floss, as it requires less time and effort.

Learn How To Floss Your Teeth

Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Flossing is a good habit. It helps in fighting plaque, tooth decay and several other oral problems. If you never flossed then you will need to learn the procedure of flossing. It is not difficult to learn.

Low pH Diet and Oral Health

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
ph Food

Excessive use of food with low pH value can cause dental and oral health issues. Low pH foods include, but not limited to, alcohol, cola and soft drinks, fruit juices, fresh fruit, tea, coffee, pickle and yogurt. One of the damages of such food is dental erosion. Dental erosion is the breakdown of tooth structure caused by the effect of acid on the teeth. Dental enamel is the thin, outer layer of hard tissue. This tissue helps in maintaining structure of tooth and shape. It also protects it from decay.

Smoking and Oral Health

Saturday, March 10th, 2012
Smoking Teeth

Smoking is normally considered hazardous to general health. Whenever people talk they focus on heart problems, stroke or cancer. Few people consider the negative consequences of smoking to oral health. It is a fact that oral cavity is the first area of the body which comes in contact with hazardous smoke.