Clean teeth

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The importance of cleanliness is directly related to dental health, and seeks to avoid Gingivitis (inflammation bleeding gums) and periodontitis (gum and bone inflammation of the alveoli and bad breath). If you happen to notice a little blood when you rinse your teeth, do not ignore it. Seek help immediately!


Over 150 different types bacteria can grow in a mouth with poor oral hygiene and can be responsible for problems in other parts of the body like the heart, joints, premature birth and underweight newborns. Recent research conducted by scientists in Sweden have shown that poor oral hygiene increases the risk of premature death from cancer. Specifically, those with higher levels of bacteria on the tooth surface and gums, had 80% risk of premature death!


Dental disease is affected by four main factors:

  Composition of dental plaque.

•  Nature and composition of food.
•  Tooth suffice resistance and quality of saliva.
•  Duration of food in the mouth.



How soon should we start to brush our teeth?

•  Mums-to-be should be aware about the importance of cleaning the teeth of their the newborn. 

•  Systematic daily care should begin from infancy with the appearance of the first tooth!
•  Preschool and school children should be encouraged to take care of their teeth early on and continue to do so during puberty.
•  Meticulous oral hygiene is especially important during menopause, in people with severe stress and dry mouth.