7 Ways to Prevent Tooth Decay

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We are all vulnerable in developing tooth decay. Tooth decay is the result of the deterioration of the enamel of the tooth due to the billions of bacteria which already exists within our mouths. Sugar and starchy food can create just the perfect habitat for these acid producing bacteria to multiply and easily rot the teeth. This is the main reason why there are a larger number of children today who suffer from this disease, tooth decay as compared to before. This presentation will show you the 7 ways on how to prevent tooth decay.

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7 Ways to Prevent Tooth Decay

  1. 1. The St James Dental Group 7 Ways to Fight-Off Tooth Decay
  2. 2. Tooth decay The St James Dental Group• Tooth decay brings goose bumps even to the oldest and wisest of men in all races of the world. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com
  3. 3. All people are vulnerable The St James Dental Group• All people, rich and poor, young and old, are vulnerable to the banes of having a tooth decay (with the exception of those who have no teeth of course). http://www.dentistcudahyca.com
  4. 4. Why teeth start to decay The St James Dental Group• And while the reason why teeth start to decay are quite complex and insidious the fact still remains that if an individual doesn’t take action to a decaying tooth it will cause a lot of discomfort soon. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com
  5. 5. Formation of tooth decay The St James Dental Group• Tooth decay is the culmination of the deterioration of the enamel of the tooth due to the billions of bacteria which is in existence within the mouth of all of us. Bacteria http://www.dentistcudahyca.com
  6. 6. Bacteria which produce acids The St James Dental Group• The results of these bacteria which produce acids are cavities and decaying of the teeth. In general, cavities start small and of course, if left ignored, it will expand into a large cavity which will get to the nerve and cause excruciating pain and eventually a dead tooth. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com
  7. 7. The speed of which this happens The St James Dental Group• The speed of which this process happens depends on many factors.• To make matters worse, sugary foods are readily available everywhere. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com
  8. 8. Sugar and starchy food The St James Dental Group• Sugar and starchy food, as it happens, can create just the perfect habitat for these acid producing bacteria to multiply and easily rot the teeth. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com
  9. 9. The main reason The St James Dental Group• This is the main reason why there are a larger number of children today who suffer from this disease, tooth decay as compared to before. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com
  10. 10. Looking into statistics The St James Dental Group• Looking into statistics, six out of 10 children ages 5 and below already have at least one cavity. This is attributed to the following reasons: http://www.dentistcudahyca.com
  11. 11. Looking into statistics The St James Dental Group1. The practice of parents of giving juice, formula or milk in a bottle to their.2. Snacks rich in sugar are available anywhere.3. Poor oral hygiene habit http://www.dentistcudahyca.com
  12. 12. How to fight off tooth decay? The St James Dental Group• Preventing tooth decay is easy but requires dedication and discipline at any age.• Here are a list of things you can do to lessen the acid producing bacteria in your mouth. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com
  13. 13. 7 way of preventing tooth decay The St James Dental Group1. Brush at least 2 or 3 times everyday2. Floss your teeth everyday3. Use a toothpaste that has tartar-control4. Use fluoride mouthwash to rinse your mouth http://www.dentistcudahyca.com
  14. 14. 7 way of preventing tooth decay The St James Dental Group5. Xylitor gum is a good thing to chew to increase saliva. Saliva helps wash the bacteria out from the mouth.6. Avoid sugary foods as much as possible7. Regular visit with the dentist including professional cleaning every six months http://www.dentistcudahyca.com
  15. 15. The need of a little understanding The St James Dental Group• The actions listed above need a little understanding but more action.• Making them a habit each day will help a person keep his or her teeth healthy for a longer time. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com
  16. 16. Ask a professional The St James Dental Group7 Ways to Fight-Off Tooth Decay Contact us http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Thank You!323-771-7254 http://www.dentistcudahyca.com

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