Watch Out For Disorders of the Teeth and Mouth, This Will be Very Disturbing
Maintaining healthy teeth and mouth is not enough just by brushing your teeth, but it is highly recommended that you can also adopt a healthy lifestyle, starting from maintaining your food intake to the drinks you consume every day. Keep in mind that dental and oral health has an important role for the health of our whole body, therefore it is very important for us to know how best to be able to maintain healthy teeth and mouth in the right way.
The teeth and mouth itself have hard tissue, soft tissue and the oral cavity. If you are healthy, it is very possible for you to be able to eat, talk to other people without being disturbed by infection or disease. Because if there is interference with your teeth and mouth, it will have a very bad impact on your daily life, such as interfering with your work productivity and self-confidence.
You need to know that the oral cavity is a nest for various kinds of viruses, bacteria and fungi. If in small amounts, it won't be dangerous because some of them already make up normal flora in the mouth. However, unregulated sugar consumption creates the conditions for acid-producing bacteria to thrive, eventually eroding tooth enamel and creating cavities. As is the case with bacteria near the gums, if not kept clean, it will form plaque which can harden until it spreads to all teeth.
Therefore, it is very important for us to know what are the diseases and problems that will generally occur if we do not properly maintain dental and oral health, both in children and adults :
- Tooth decay (dental caries)
Dental caries, also known as tooth decay, is the most common problem, where bacteria erode the hard outer layer of the teeth (enamel), eventually creating small holes in the teeth which can damage existing tissue and will worsen if left untreated.
- Bad breath (Halitosis)
Halitosis, also known as bad breath, is an unpleasant odor that comes out of your mouth when you talk. This condition is caused by your oral health which is in a bad condition, usually accompanied by a bad taste in the mouth, dry mouth and white tongue. Generally bad breath is caused by food residue, frequent smoking and also the use of certain drugs.
- Tooth abscess
Tooth abscess is a medical condition in which lumps form around the teeth and gums filled with pus, generally caused by a bacterial infection due to your poor hygiene in your teeth and mouth. The result of this tooth abscess will cause tooth pain to interfere with daily activities.
- Tartar (dental calculus)
Dental calculus, also known as tartar, is a layer of dirt or plaque that has hardened on the teeth, as a result of germs from leftover food that sticks to the teeth, as well as the pH acidity of the saliva causing tartar to appear. This condition is due to increasing in someone who smokes and rarely brushes their teeth.
Friend Hermina, there are four disorders of the teeth and mouth which in fact are very common if we still don't care about maintaining healthy teeth and mouth. If you already have symptoms and complaints, immediately consult a dentist to get the treatment needed so that problems don't occur. more serious complications. Hermina Manado Hospital provides general dental polyclinic services to specialist teeth that are able to answer your teeth and mouth problems. For information on practice schedules and making doctor appointments, you can use the Helo Hermina application which can be downloaded on Google Play and the Apps Store.