ProDentim is essential that you are ProDentim honest with your dental practitioner about your medical history. ProDentim Even if something seems small and insignificant to you, it still needs to go into your file because your dentist may need this information for future reference.
ProDentim Everyone should be aware of some common dental problems and be on the lookout for their symptoms. A common gum disease is gingivitis. It is an inflammation of the gums and is primarily caused by a build up of plaque on the surfaces of the teeth. ProDentim Gingivitis, if left untreated, leads to periodontitis. Periodontitis destroys the bones and ligaments that support the teeth. In its early stages gingivitis exhibits no symptoms. But as it advances, the gums become swollen, painful and bleed. Plus halitosis (bad breath) is also present. Periodontitis has all the symptoms of gingivitis but teeth may also be loose and abscesses may form in the pockets between the gums and a tooth.
ProDentim Finally, using a sweeping motion toward the front of your mouth, gently brush your tongue to remove bacteria and food debris that remain in its cracks and crevices. Not brushing the tongue is a common brushing mistake which can cause bad breath even in people who brush regularly.