Oral hygiene

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  • Bad Oral Hygiene

    WHY IT IS IMPORTANT YOUR TEETH CLEAN WHEN YOU HAVE BRACES It is very important to keep your teeth clean, especially when you have braces. You could get Gingivitis, cavities, Halitosis and many other issues. In this paper, I will address the issues that come with bad oral hygiene and how to have and keep a healthy mouth. Plaque can build up on teeth. Plaque can get into hard to reach spaces, especially with braces since it can hide between the brackets and wires. Plaque is a sticky and colorless lump of bacteria, saliva, and food which turns into a gooey white substance that sticks to teeth, which will build up on your teeth over time, and can build up anywhere in the mouth and can be hard to reach spaces. There are over 500 million bacteria…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Oral Hygiene

    When a clinician providing patient with oral health information, he focuses on what is important for each age group. Young people and children will need advice about consumption sweets and fizzy drinks or need to wear orthodontic appliance. Adults may need advice about alcohol consumption, smoking, oral health during pregnancy or wearing a gum shield for contact sports. While elderly will need advice about root surface caries, gum recession or denture care to prevent Candida stomatitis. There…

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  • Oral Hygiene Case Study

    Past dental history and oral hygiene practices Ben regularly attended dental appointments with an oral health practitioner until three years prior to this consultation. He underwent orthodontic treatment to achieve space closure from missing upper lateral incisors in the upper arch and to relieve maxillary and mandibular crowding of teeth. 12 months prior to this consultation, fixed braces were removed and fixed lingual and palatal wire retainers were placed on the anterior teeth. Ben reports a…

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  • Oral Hygiene Essay

    6 ways of maintaining good oral hygiene. If you want to maintain oral health then you need to pay a lot of attention and care to the teeth. Good oral health is not just important for getting a good and fresh smile. Maintaining teeth and gums is not just good for the smile but can have a positive effect on the whole body. If there is an infection in the gums, it can lead to cardiovascular disease. If you do not take care of the teeth you can end up losing them which can have a negative effect on…

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  • Exemplification Essay: The Importance Of Oral Hygiene

    Most of us, when we are very young, are taught good dental and oral health habits. And yet, even though we're aware of how important good oral hygiene is, we somehow fail to really take acre of our mouths as we get older. It's safe to say most adults in America brush their teeth at least once a day, but the figure goes down when we talk about flossing. That figure drops even more, rather dramatically actually, when we get into the subject of regular visits to the dentist. How many people are…

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  • Public Health Concern: The Oral Hygiene Of Women

    My public health concern is the oral hygiene of males lag behind that of females. This health disparity among the male community indicates that oral hygiene isn’t perceived to be as important to men as it is to women. According to BottomLine Inc. (et, al 2016), men are far less likely to schedule regular appointments to see the dentist compared to women. Men also tend to skimp on their basic brushing and flossing routines. Nearly nine out of ten of women brush their teeth two or more times each…

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  • Dental Hygiene In School

    The recommended age to go to the dentist is at one years old or until the first tooth comes in. Although you may think that age is young, it will be more beneficial so it can stop future problems such as teeth eroding or health problems. Many people start going to the dentist in elementary school. Although you can go just for a basic cleaning, most people don’t have insurance to cover the cost. That’s why I would like to provide mobile services to children in school. More kids would…

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  • Mucinex-Sinus: A Case Study

    appointment consisted of the dental hygienist reviewing the patient's medical history with the patient and taking the patient's vital signs. The patient’s medical history revealed alcohol use, tobacco use, and no medications. However, the patient does take Mucinex-Sinus Max due to seasonal allergies. The dental implications associated with Mucinex-Sinus Max is xerostomia. Xerostomia affects the oral cavity in a negative way due to the lack of nutrients provided from saliva. The patient's blood…

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  • Dental Caries Research Paper

    Maintenance of oral hygiene basically aims at minimising the bacterial load in our oral cavity to prevent the accumulation of plaque or dental biofilm on the tooth structure. Sometimes we develop areas in our teeth that are difficult to clean and thus causes a lot of plaque accumulation, it mainly occurs in areas that are invisible to our eye, this is where dental checkup and examination play a major role. A dental professional can clean these caries prone areas at an early stage by the means of…

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  • Benefits Of Preventive Dentistry

    Preventive dentistry is the practice of caring for one’s teeth to keep them healthy. Everyone can benefit from preventive dentistry, from infants to the elderly and everyone in between. There are many benefits to preventive measures such as: avoiding gum disease and cavities, early detection of disease, etc. Several steps one can take to maintain good oral health include: visiting the dentist regularly, brushing and flossing, and eating a well- balanced diet. Fluoride treatments, mouthwashes,…

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