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Just teeth brushing is not enough

We have over 400 species of mouth bacteria – If we think that our oral cavity live together more than 400 bacterial species we should pay more attention to oral hygiene. It is not enough for teeth to be healthy, but was given the same attention and support that sustains it. Several general disease (diabetes, heart disease) are famous and are negatively influenced by inadequate oral hygiene. The more we have several solutions for preventing the better will be for our health. Here’s how to effectively fight gingivitis, marginal periodontitis, bad breath and to avoid problems that can lead to tooth loss.

Dental brushing is only the beginning Experts points out that using a toothbrush only manage to destroy 25% of bacteria that live together in the mouth. So we have to add: floss you need to use it one time a day after a dental brushing performed correctly. If possible, you can use it after every meal, as recommended by dentists.

Using a product like mouthwash destroy germs and reduce the risk of bacterial plaque and gingivitis. Mouthwash is a very important element that should not miss for the ritual of oral hygiene, because is acting on difficult areas.Periodontology mouthwashes essential oils can be a useful and safe component of daily oral hygiene if used twice daily, after using the toothbrush and flossing. Among the benefits are:
* Combat harmful bacteria and their destruction;
* Prevent plaque and tartar;
* Inflammation of the gums and caries prevention;
* Maintaining a balance of mouth flora;
* Combating halitosis (bad breath).

Children should not use mouthwash, but after age 16-18 years. Therefore, parents must be very careful and to teach them to wash correctly their mouth. Over 50% of adults suffer from dental disease. Adult population is affected in a very high proportion of gingival-dental diseases.

The main diseases of the mouth are

* Plaque – a deposit of white-yellow gelatinous that forms on tooth surfaces. When plaque accumulates, bacteria begin to affect gum health. If not removed, the plate is mineralized and, over time, forming tartar – a yellow color hard substance that accumulates along the gum line, usually on the rear surface of the teeth;
* Gingivitis – means inflamed and infected gums. It is a condition caused also by plaque and tartar, but it can be cured through proper treatment and long-term care. In the last stage, untreated gingivitis develops into chronic deep marginal periodontitis, affecting ligaments and bone that support teeth.

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