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  • Dental Floss Behaviour

    Americas floss their teeth daily. Flossing helps remove remaining bacteria in your mouth. When bacteria and saliva mix, it causes plaque. If plaque is not taken out it can turn into tartar. Bacteria also causes periodontal disease which can lead to tooth decay, receding gums, and tooth loss. Many people decided not to floss because they see no results from it. There may be little evidence that flossing works, but it is an essential part of taking care of your teeth and gums. In a group of people surveyed about what they would rather do than flossing about 18% said they would rather wash the dishes. Another 9% said they would rather be stuck in gridlock traffic…

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  • Essay On Teeth

    The mouth is the gateway to everything in your body, it is the beginning of the human digestive tract, and usually the first thing people notice when they meet you. I chose to do my research on oral health and finding out how people care for their teeth. Being in the dental field I am constantly surrounded by people with varying health conditions. My career goal is to become a dentist, and with that providing patient knowledge is key. The things I learned while in dental assisting school made me…

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  • Inventory (LCI): Life Cycle Impact Assessment And Interpretation

    inserts bristles, typically made of nylon. The bristle are stapled into the hole in the toothbrush head with tiny metal staples by the help of a robotic arm. The robotic arms fills 900 holes per minute. This process is really hygienic due to there is no human contact with the bristles. The next operation is trimming the bristles, the toothbrush passes through a trimming machine, the machine has been pre-adjusted to a desired pattern or length. One of the last operation is packaging the…

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  • Invisalign Precautions

    Invisalign® FAQs The Invisalign system is a set of transparent aligners that are used to straighten teeth. Is Invisalign suitable for my lifestyle? Snacking anytime you want isn't a problem. Just remove your aligners then eat and drink like normal. Maintain healthy teeth and gums by removing your aligners to brush and floss on a regular basis. Do you have a special evening planned? You can temporarily remove your Invisalign aligners. Do your normal daily activities, you don't have to change…

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  • Dental Hygienist Experience Essay

    During my observations I witnessed many situations that I will encounter in my journey in becoming a dental hygienist and when I start practicing on my own after completing the program at West Coast University. Mainly from what experienced I learned that the patient is the most important thing when they sit down in your chair. The experience they have can shape their personal feelings about coming to a Dental office. How the appointment goes can either have a positive and negative outcome.…

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  • Flossing Research Paper

    out your patient for not flossing, break the ice by conversing about the weather, their family, the news, etc. Once you have broken the ice begin to talk to them about their brushing and flossing routines. Illustrate to your patient that eliminating plaque is an effortless essential thing to do that will save their teeth. Communicate to the patient that it is easy to prevent plaque buildup with proper care. Effective removal of plaque within the oral cavity is not achieved by simply brushing.…

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  • Benefits Of Preventive Dentistry

    The American Dental Association recommends visiting the dentist regularly. Visits should be at least once a year depending on insurance, dental office, and patient’s needs. Usually, once established with a dentist, lower risk patients visit annually and higher risk for dental problems patients visit more frequently. It is important to start bringing children to the dentist at an early age. This allows the child to become comfortable, and begin good oral habits early on. Teenagers should also…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Oral Hygiene

    using mouthwash before they reach the age of six as the mouthwash containing fluoride and too much fluoride in childhood can cause fluorosis. Child usually develops ability to use dental floss around age of 10. Floss used for a child should be soft and flexible so that child don’t hurt their gums. Electric toothbrush is great for any age group and especially for people with arthritis or child who has problems with a manual toothbrush. Disclosing tablets are handy for kids to show them where they…

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  • Dental Hygiene In School

    Dental hygiene can go beyond just rotten teeth. It can cause health problems such as heart attacks, strokes, or respiratory disease. Oral bacteria can travel in your lungs causing these health problems. Plaque builds up causing inflammation. Your immune system goes into attack mode causing your gums to be swollen. Inflammation can also lead into problems for the rest of your body. These problems can go hand in hand with each other. People with gum disease are more than likely to be obese. If…

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  • Toothpaste Case Study

    Statistics Assignment Which toothpaste should I buy? Poorna Agarwal- 2015IPM074 Wikipedia describes toothpaste as “...A paste or gel dentifrice used with a toothbrush as an accessory to clean and maintain the aesthetics and health of teeth. Toothpaste is used to promote oral hygiene: it serves as an abrasive that aids in removing the dental plaque and food from the teeth....” In ancient India oral health consisted only of some homemade powders and herbal medicines given by the local medicine…

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