How to Keep your Teeth Strong?

Written by bfcdental on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 5:02 AM

Being busy in today’s competitive world is not a big thing. However, it also affects your health in a substantial way. You must be wondering that these two things are paradoxical, how can they be related to each other? Well it is true! And it certainly is a matter of concern to almost every busy person of the professional world.

Let’s take an example to prove the point:-

While you are busy working, you do get hungry. There are only 24 hours in a day and you don’t give enough time to feed yourself in order to give extra time for your work. Thus, you prefer fast food. Moreover, your appetite for fast foods also plays an important role. As a result, gradually your teeth response become sensitive to hot and cold edible items, your shining white teeth become yellow, you feel severe toothache, etc.

Recent studies reveal that more than 15 million people go through root canal therapy annually due to these mentioned symptoms, since it is much safer than tooth extraction. Majority of patients are satisfied too. Root canal therapy is a step by step process to give you new and strong teeth.

Having said, what is important, not to forget the old saying-
“Prevention is better than cure”
After all you need to take precautions after therapy also, why not you should start avoiding fast foods and eat fresh foods to keep your teeth strong. Just a slight consciousness about your health will do you good.

Dental Implant Surgery After Care

Written by bfcdental on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 1:02 AM

A dental implant surgery can help you in leading a normal life again. By having the new set of teeth, you can eat whatever you want again without any hassle. However, once you get the dental implant surgery, you need to take care of it so that there are so-side effects.

On the day of your surgery, only consume soft foods and liquids and avoid hot drinks. Consuming hot drinks before the local anaesthetic wears off can prove to be harmful for implants. It is advisable that one drinks plenty of water but should not use straws as the sucking motion can cause bleeding.

Once the surgery is over to maintain dental hygiene, start using chlorhexidine mouthwash that is provided by the surgeon and continue it for a week. Do not brush on the surgical site for the first few days as this can cause damage to the implant. Having hot salt water mouthwashes will help heal the area faster.The affected area should not be touched for a few days with finger and tongue. Also avoid doing any strenuous exercise for the first 48 hours after the surgery.

So, if you have gotten yourself a dental implant surgery, follow these guidelines so that your recover at a fast speed without any side-effects.

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