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To prevent tooth decay
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Thumbs up To prevent tooth decay - 03-14-2012, 08:48 PM

* Brush your teeth at least twice a day with a fluoride-containing toothpaste. Preferably, brush after each meal and especially before going to bed.
* Clean between your teeth daily with dental floss or interdental cleaners, such as the Oral-B Interdental Brush, Reach Stim-U-Dent, or Sulcabrush.
* Eat nutritious and balanced meals and limit snacks. Avoid carbohydrates such as candy, pretzels and chips, which can remain on the tooth surface. If sticky foods are eaten, brush your teeth soon afterwards.
* Check with your dentist about use of supplemental fluoride, which strengthens your teeth.
* Ask your dentist about dental sealants (a plastic protective coating) applied to the chewing surfaces of your back teeth (molars) to protect them from decay.
* Drink fluoridated water. At least a pint of fluoridated water each day is needed to protect children from tooth decay.
* Visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and oral exam.


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Default 12-09-2012, 08:33 PM

That's a pretty concise list!

This might seem out there, and I'm not sure it's something your dentist would tell you, but: Cocoa beans contain a chemical called Theobromine, which supposedly is as good if not better than fluoride for the health of teeth enamel, take it with a pinch of salt, and maybe ask your dentist next time! And if you do decide this is something to take into account, then go for chocolate with the highest percentage of cocoa you can handle, it might be bitter, but I believe it can definitely be beneficial (not just to the health of your teeth, either!).
   
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Default 01-13-2013, 06:38 PM

I've read that fluoride is absolutely NOT good for your teeth and actually leads to more tooth decay. Nutrition is absolutely the most important thing to stopping (and even reversing) tooth decay.

Check out this book: "Cure Tooth Decay: Heal and Prevent Cavities with Nutrition"
I've followed a lot of the recommendations and my teeth are doing much better!
   
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Default 05-23-2013, 10:52 AM

Now a days there are different soda waters and mouthwash available in the market that can make your teeth white and shinning. But if you visit any dentist properly then he can provide you best consultancy services. I liked the information that you people shared over here. Specially, brush your teeth twice in a day is the best practice and Dr.Gurz at "gurzdental.com" highly prefer it. For more information and free consultancy services, you can visit this place that I have discussed above.
   
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Avoid tooth decay by diet
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Default Avoid tooth decay by diet - 06-28-2013, 02:59 AM

It is really a great post. We all know the basics of good oral care: brush in the morning and evening, floss each day and visit the dentist twice per year. But what we eat each day is also important to avoid tooth decay. Here is one article of my blog about this: Foods for Your Oral Health
   
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