Monday, September 24, 2012

Ways to Fight Bad Breath

Bad Breath haunts a lot of us, and we can easily admit it. Bad Breath is quite an easy case to treat when it comes to bad oral heath (so do not worry about it). Everyone develops bad smelling breath every now and then, especially after we get done eating food. There are simple ways to fight breath that stinks by means of appropriate dental hygiene.
Common dental hygiene that actually works quite well is the old "brush your teeth 3 times a day," routine. Even if you simply brush your teeth 2 times a day you will be well off. A simple remedy for bad smelling breath after you eat is to chew on a stick of mint gum or purchase some mints.
I can also personally recommend that you use mouthwash, as it not only kills bacteria, plaque and gingivitis but it also makes your teeth whiter and smell great. If you simply use good dental/oral hygiene you will be less likely to develop severe cases from Bad Breath such as Halitosis (a chronic disease of unpleasant smelling breath).
Do not worry about it though because it is very common to get bad breath that does not smell too pleasant, even if you do keep the appropriate dental hygiene methods. If you have a feeling that you have a case of severe Halitosis (no matter what you do, your breath stinks horribly), you may want to set up an appointment with your dentist.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Keep Good Oral Health

Oral Health is basically the overall health of your mouth. How your gums, teeth and breath are. If you do not perform correct and appropriate dental hygiene, you may end up developing an oral mouth disease. Some cases are severe, while others have ointments that can easily treat the more mild cases. The condition that you keep your mouth in will determine what your Oral Health is like, and what it will be like for future reference.
In order to keep a good dental hygiene you must follow all of the basic steps that are recommended by probably every single dentist that you have come across. Every time you set up an appointment, you always hear them ask you how many times you brush your teeth a day.
If your reply is once, you can expect them to raise an eyebrow at you and tell you to bump it up to three times a day. If you do not brush your teeth very often you are possibly at risk of developing serious oral diseases.
There is a possibility that you can develop Halitosis, Gingivitis, Gum Disease, Tartar, Plaque and other diseases that may even be more severe such as rotting teeth (you would really have to be against brushing your teeth for that one) if you do not brush your teeth. Also use other hygienic methods such as flossing and using mouthwash, anything you can do to help your mouth will just take you one step further away from having to worry about any sort of risky Oral Health.