There are rules that help to avoid many problems with the health of the oral cavity, to prevent diseases of the teeth and gum tissue. To do this, you need to eat enough food containing calcium, include plant foods in the diet, and limit the intake of carbohydrates. You should also give up bad habits, do not forget about daily brushing of your teeth and visits to the dentist at least once every six months.
Rules for healthy teeth
Children should be taught to take care of their teeth from an early age. Parents should remember that children's milk teeth can also suffer from caries, the gums surrounding them can become inflamed for some reason - gingivitis will occur. Women should eat rationally during pregnancy and during breastfeeding. Mothers should include enough foods containing calcium in the menu of the growing baby. If this is not done, there may be violations in the development of dental tissues and the musculoskeletal system. In adulthood, you should also eat enough food, where this trace element is present.
Proper brushing of teeth
Carbohydrates in large quantities (found in bakery products, sweets, potatoes, pasta) negatively affect the condition of the enamel, contribute to the appearance of plaque and the development of caries. Dentists advise rinsing the mouth with water or a decoction of medicinal herbs (sage, chamomile) after eating.
To keep your teeth healthy, it is recommended to eat foods that are high in fiber - plant fibers. This food group includes various vegetables and fruits. They help clean teeth and help prevent cavities.
You should brush your teeth at least twice a day, in the morning after breakfast and in the evening before bed.
To avoid tooth injuries, chips and enamel destruction, it is important to give up some bad habits. From childhood, you need to make sure that the child does not suck his fingers, limit the period of use of the pacifier, make sure that children do not bite their nails and stationery, do not open closed containers with their teeth and do not untie knots.