Everyone wants a healthy, white smile and the proper dental hygiene is the only way to get it. Healthy teeth and gums give you a beautiful smile. Not taking care of your mouth and teeth can lead to some serious health issues.
Along with decaying teeth and retracting gums, poor dental hygiene also causes bad breath and mouth infections. Acute dental conditions can cause life-long problems, even causing problems in other parts of the body, such as the jaw and the sinuses. Bacteria that fill a person’s mouth can be very dangerous.
Treatment for problems caused by neglecting to brush correctly and regularly can be costly. Many insurance companies do not pay for some procedures, claiming them to be cosmetic. Cosmetic surgery may be the only option for some people who have seriously ignored the care of their teeth.
To maintain proper dental care, a person needs to brush and floss regularly. Dental check-ups need to be regular. A proper cleaning by Tijuana dentists eliminates extra bacteria and stains that normal brushing might leave behind. Your dentist can advise you what kind of toothbrush is best for your particular mouth, whether it be the soft, medium or hard bristle, electric or manual. Choosing a toothbrush will ultimately be a personal choice, although a dentist will be able to tell you if the brush you are using is too hard, causing bleeding gums. Flossing gets out any food debris that is left behind. A dentist will be able to remove anything that is left behind.