When the food we eat gets stuck on our teeth and if that is not cleaned or brushed properly germs may attack our teeth. The germs may damage shiny enamel of the teeth and also causes cavities. Tooth decay destroys the teeth and also affects the dentin layer of the teeth. Several foods must be avoided to keep your teeth healthy and in good shape. The gums must also be kept healthy to protect and support teeth.
Fluoride protects the teeth from decay which in turn causes cavities. Fluoride can be found in toothpaste, mouthwashes and public drinking water, it limits the spread of decay. Natural ways to avoid problems related to teeth are, you can clean your teeth with table salt which acts as a natural scrubber. You can rub your teeth with Baking soda which acts as a cleansing agent. It helps in whitening the teeth and kills germs.
Eat nutritious and balanced diet to make your gums healthy. Brush at least twice a day with a toothpaste that contains fluoride. Brush after each meal and before going to bed. Clean your teeth by rinsing with dental floss or mouthwashes. Taking good care of teeth and gums prevents the accumulation of plaque. It is very important to visit your dentist to keep your teeth strong and healthy. Also go for professional cleanings and oral exam.