Your mouth is the gateway to your body and it's important to take care of it in order to maintain overall health. This includes regular visits to the dentist, brushing your teeth twice a day, and choosing the right products such as water softeners to maintain healthy teeth and gums. In addition, having a good family health insurance plan and healthcare solutions in place can help you access the ne...
Braces may not be any fun, but they are a worthwhile investment. All of those years of having a funny smile will lead to many more years of a smile that will light up the room. Straight teeth are beautiful and will give you that Hollywood smile that you have always dreamed of. However, that Hollywood smile can quickly disappear if you don’t take proper care of your teeth. In this video, you will learn about one way in particular that you can up your dental game.
Orthodontists always stress the importance of brushing and flossing your teeth. This is because braces make it particularly easy for food particles to get stuck in your braces and teeth. If not removed by brushing and flossing, these food particles become food for harmful bacteria. This harmful bacteria lives in plaque. That is the white stuff that you see buildup along the edges of and between your teeth. This is the same bacteria that produces cavities and turns your teeth yellow. This means that you need to be extra careful to remove all the plaque. You may even want to consider making your own mixture of mouthwash to help combat the plaque.