Lack of attention on oral hygiene and absence of preventive measures on part of people are leading to a sudden surge in the incidence rate of gum infections and dental diseases.
Prof Mushtaq Ahmed, head of the dentistry and orthodontics department, JPMC, talking to APP said periodontal and dental caries were the commonest problems among the Karachiites.
How to Avoid Tooth Decay and Teeth Cavity
“These are leading to a surge in the incidence of otherwise preventable tooth decay among a considerable number of locals,” he said.
According to him, caries – an outcome of excessive consumption of carbohydrates, refined sugar and soft drinks with little consideration for proper brushing of teeth – is largely witnessed among children and adolescent.
Whether you are going for an interview or to a new school, the first impression matters a lot. Clean and properly combed hair, cleaned and ironed clothes and well polished shoes count!
But the moment you open your mouth, the whole image you have been trying to build up, gets destroyed. The reason is quite clear. There sit dirty, yellow blocks of calcium, producing the worst aroma of bad breath. To avoid such circumstances, here are a few suggestions.
Brush regularly with a soft tooth brush. Research has proven that it does not matter whether you use an expensive, electronic toothbrush. Your regularity in cleaning them matters. Brush twice a day, in the morning and at night.
Change your toothbrush after every two months. Regular use of a toothbrush for a long time, deforms the shape of the bristles, and using it still, harms the gums.