Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Tips Oral hygine

1.Visit your Dentist for gingivitis (gums bleeding): Your dentist will clean your teeth thoroughly by removing deposits from the teeth (scaling). He may remove an advanced periodontitis tooth to prevent the spread of the disease to adjacent teeth. Rough surfaces of teeth or other dental irritants should be repaired.Good oral hygiene is essential after teeth cleaning. Use proper brushing and flossing techniques, bacteria fighting toothpaste and an antibacterial mouth rinse. You should visit your dentist every 6 months for professional tooth cleaning.
2.A healthy diet that is low in saturated fat and rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains is beneficial.
3.In conjunction with the physical removal of dental plaque, there are numerous remedies that are effective for gingivitis. Apply a powdered mixture of 500g of green guava peel, 10g each of phitkari (alum), 10g of black pepper (kali mirch) and 10g of black salt (sendha namak) on your teeth twice a day for a week.
4.Apply paste of dry ginger with a little salt to gums.
5.Use dry neem-leaf powder sprinkled on a tooth paste on your brush. It will stop tooth decay and gum disease.
6.Massage the gums with a mixture of pure mustard oil with a salt. This will cure pyorrhea.
7.Supplements for gingivitis (gums bleeding) Cure: a.People who are deficient in Vitamin C may be at increased risk for periodontal disease. Vitamin C supplements can improve the gum health of those people who have a low vitamin C intake (those who eat few fruits and vegetables). Vitamin C along with flavonoids (300 mg per day of each) have shown to improve gums health in people with gingivitis.b.A 0.1% solution of folic acid used as a mouth rinse can reduce gum inflammation and bleeding in people with gingivitis.c.Calcium supplementation by giving 500 mg of calcium twice per day for six months have been shown in a reduction of symptoms (bleeding gums and loose teeth), although further studies are needed to confirm this.

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