A new year’s resolution is a promise to oneself for the year to start a new goal. Regardless of what the resolution is one feels committed to it to help improve their life in the coming year. Comment below to share your dental resolution for 2021. It is a known fact that the mouth is the gateway to your overall health. Not properly taking care of your teeth can lead to a host of other health problems varying from teeth and gum disease to heart disease and diabetes. This new year, we would like to accentuate the importance of good oral health.
There is no denial of the fact that an elegant smile will give a more joyful look on one’s face. Healthy and strong teeth adds more to one’s overall personality and appearance. If you’re considering a dental resolution this year, there are many that you can choose from that will make your smile healthier and more attractive!
A Few Ideas That You Can Include In 2022 For Dental Resolution:
The art of brushing your teeth daily and for the full 2 minutes each in the morning and at night leads to good oral health.
Brushing your teeth at least twice a day should be an integral part of your day, just as it’s vital you eat. You can significantly reduce the risk of gum diseases and tooth decay by following this routine each day. Plus, you’ll get fresher breath, too!
Another best practice would be the use of interdental aids like mouthwash, flossing, interdental brushes, waterpik. These not only aid in keeping the mouth odor free, but help reduce the likelihood of gum disease and tooth decay.
Reduce in between snacking, cutting down on sugar intake, gargling soon after having food, keeping a check on what type of food we eat eg; fibrous food helps in cleansing food debris. Eat lots of fruits and green leafy vegetables. These healthy food habits result in healthy teeth and gums.
When it comes to good oral health, water is your best friend.
✪ Sipping on sodas and aerated drinks needs avoided as it leads to a higher risk of cavities.
Water continues to be the best beverage for good oral health. Also, as a rule of thumb, drink water after every meal. This can help wash out some of the residual particles in the teeth in between brushing. Water also helps in preventing bad breath. Drinking 7-8 glasses of water per day is beneficial not just for your oral health but for your overall health.
✪ Its widely known that smoking and chewing tobacco can have a great number of adverse effects on the overall health of the smoker. Its only natural that oral health one of the areas most negatively affected by the act. Tooth Discoloration, Tooth Decay, Periodontal Disease, Bone Damage, Tooth Loss are some of the repercussions on your teeth due to smoking and regular use of tobacco. A quick Google search can show the real impact of smoking and tobacco use when it comes to oral health.
✪ Individuals with diseases such as Diabetes, hypertension, thyroid disorder, coronary heart diseases should be vigilant as they are more prone to gum diseases and inflammation of the gums and hence regular evaluation of oral health is recommended.
Even the most conscientious brushers and flossers need to see a dentist regularly. Not only can a dentist look for cavities, but also spot potential dental issues that might aggravate and offer timely treatment solutions. That’s why they say, “Dentistry is not expensive, neglect is”.
✪ A routine becomes a habit with time. So here are some tips to stay dedicated no matter what to your oral health care regime. The benefits of a proper oral care routine are many and it’s never too late to start taking better care of your pearly whites.
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