Posts Tagged ‘Tooth Decay’

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.

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.

Dental Care for Children

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Teeth are very important, as they are used in eating. Good teeth make your smile better. Good teeth enhance your confidence. Parents should take care of teeth of their babies. Good eating and caring habits right from the early age ensure healthy teeth and avoid certain dental problems.

Tooth Decay in Children

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012
Baby Teeth Decay

A Recent Study revealed that incidents of tooth decay in children are on increase for last few years. Frequency of cavities in baby teeth of children of age below 5 years is increasing. Normally people think that baby teeth are to be replaced by adult teeth and no need to take baby teeth seriously. This is a big misconception and cause of worsening the issue.

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.

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Tooth decay in infants or young children is called Baby Bottle Tooth Decay. It occurs due to prolonged contact of sugary liquids (both natural or artificial) with teeth. Bacteria in the mouth interact with sugar and create acids, which damage the tooth.

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.