Ways to avoid dental problems

Dental problems can be easily avoided if you remember to brush your teeth properly twice a day, and to floss daily. Ensure that you are using good quality products. A mouthwash that contains fluoride can also be used.

Eat healthy and balanced meals and avoid consuming foods that contain too much sugar as this facilitates the production of plaque.

Don’t forget to clean your tongue regularly as well.

Importance of good dental hygiene

Maintaining good oral hygiene will spare you from toothache and help your teeth last a lifetime. In addition, you may save money from having to undergo dental treatments that could have been avoided in the first place.

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Visit your dentist

Remember to visit your dentist if you need to have your teeth professionally cleaned or need to have a check-up.

Source: Islam Alive magazine entitled Lending a Healthy Hand 2016.

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