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The death struggle against bad breath – halitosis – has given birth to chewing gum and mouthwash to fun tongue cleaners. The latest in this matter is TriOral, a substance that liberates us for twelve hours of the smelly bacteria.
There is no human (except infants) can maintain for several hours a fresh breath without little help from a toothpaste, a mouth or a timely wipe gum. And the bad morning breath, no doubt, no one pound!.
Responsible for this whiff we sometimes betrays the worst are the millions of bacteria that swarm in our mouth, especially on the surface of the tongue that is where most of it. Not in vain in the range range of alternatives to improve the breath, the tongue cleaner holds a special place.
Significantly, one thing is bad breath naturally occurs in all after a few hours, and another thing is the bad breath that affects an ongoing basis. In the latter case the poor bearing the name of halitosis. In 90 percent of cases, halitosis comes from the mouth. However, it also can be caused by the respiratory, digestive or due to systemic disease. Other causes of halitosis may be the cigarette, alcohol and even our kind of food.
The first toothbrushes dating from 1,600 BC Since then, the technology of this type of product has come a long way. The techniques used to remove plaque supragingival are very old. The earliest records date from around 1600 BC (Carranza and Shklar 2003).
In 1996, VITIS born. The first toothbrush VITIS, rounded head, with cap and anatomic handle, as was done in Dent. VITIS brushes are adapted to the oral cavity optimizing the technique of brushing, allowing maximum removal of bacterial plaque (dental biofilm).
Features and parts of the brush VITIS
VITIS brushes adapt the design, shape, size and hardness of the different parts of the tool to become more personal hygiene and effective for every type of mouth.
The hydration of the oral cavity is essential in the treatment of Xerostomia. A long-term moisturizing gel is a product designed to combat the specific symptoms of dry mouth for patients who need more moisture.
In the diagnosis of xerostomia or dry mouth syndrome can be differentiated clearly between symptoms and signs. First, the symptoms, ie those that shout and feel the patient, and signs, which are the dentist or hygienist can detect or see in clinic. Symptoms typically include burning mouth, difficulty speaking, swallowing and eating, thick and stringy saliva, eating disorders, difficulty in the use of prosthetics, halitosis or dysgeusia (altered sense of taste), which the patient may to notice a metallic taste in certain foods.
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Another good reason to say yes to early treatment in orthodontics is that the child will reap the benefits at many levels.
• simplify and shorten or avoid the more complex treatment in adolescence;
• preserve capital dental (extractions of teeth, premolars and wisdom teeth, amputated up to a quarter of Heritage Dental, eight teeth);
• avoid the painful transition from surgery as an adult in case of atrophy of the jaws (action required when a missed period of growth, eg in cases of prognathism);
• intervene in children by an appliance or simple techniques, much less stringent than the rings at a time when he is receptive, and avoid disrupting the teenager who already suffers from many difficulties without it being necessary ‘add more; Read the rest of this entry »
Causes structural or mechanical
A tooth in overbite (slightly too high) is responsible for an occlusal overload which causes the compression of the long ligament (fibro-elastic zone that connects the tooth to the bones and absorbs the stresses of mastication). Eventually, the stasis pressure generates energy which can result in the appearance of an abscess of the root (granuloma) on a devitalized tooth.
A dental bite imbalance must be considered a major bottleneck effects which affect the entire posture, through the temporomandibular joint is an important energy hub, with multiple consequences (osteoarticular, back pain, compression of organs, depressive syndrome).
A bridge blocks the micro-movement of natural teeth in their sockets. It generates a dominant transverse compression which sometimes double vertical overload if the bridge is in overbite. Placed on areas of junction of these bones (palatine suture), the bridge leads to a blockage of the cranial bones. An orthodontic arch has the same effect generalized to all teeth of the maxilla. Read the rest of this entry »
Secrets of a fresh breath.
Few are those who have not suffered at one time or another, from bad breath. Some rules of hygiene can help reduce these annoyances.
Bad breath, otherwise known as halitosis, is not a mysterious phenomenon. We know precisely its immediate cause: it is due to the presence of sulfur compounds including hydrogen sulfide and methyl mercantile, which give the breath a smell of rotten eggs. A device even exists to quantify the presence of these compounds, altimeter which there is little evidence, however, useful in practice.
First charge: bacteria.
Nine times out of ten, causing bad breath is mouth. It is believed that bacteria accumulate in the furrows dug by the papillae on the posterior part of the language. It is these bacteria that produce extremely volatile sulfur compounds that escape into the exhaled air. The presence of these bacteria also explains the stench morning. Saliva is less abundant during the night, they tend to accumulate. The mere fact of getting up, drinking or taking his breakfast is usually enough to eliminate the smell and they are responsible. Read the rest of this entry »
Broken teeth: good reflexes
Dental trauma, the tooth is broken or not, is always an emergency. More effectively support is faster, the chances of recovering the tooth in good working condition are great. In practice, when the tooth was expelled under the effect of the shock, it must be replanted within 20 minutes. The child may keep his mouth on contact with saliva, awaiting the intervention of the dentist.
It must of course be careful not to swallow. For this purpose, it can be wrapped in gauze for example. Other supportive environment to transport the tooth, milk or saline solution, which saves a few extra minutes.
If the tooth is broken and only a fragment can be reattached, it should, again, to keep the piece “in the mouth”. The circumstances are so ideal and repair almost immediately, especially if the fracture of interest to the pulp. There are now adhesives and composites to pick up the fragment or restore the tooth if the piece has been lost. Read the rest of this entry »
Among the many disadvantages associated with orthodontic bands, that impede hygiene is not the least important. It is a fact that rings and son orthodontic attachments are true nests plaque and this even if the hygiene is good.
Produce an effective brushing is an achievement when you wear an orthodontic appliance such as this one (photo-cons).
Orthodontic bands and bacterial.
The plaque serves as food for bacteria that colonize the buckle space and the tooth surfaces. The sugar residues adhering to fixed orthodontic equipment in your mouth, feed the bacteria proliferate and fungi. During orthodontic treatment, the rings induce bacterial overgrowth that is the logical conclusion of Japanese researchers after a study (1) conducted on 58 patients. Researchers at Kagoshima University have studied the presence of opportunistic bacteria and fungi by comparing the oral flora of the holders of orthodontic bands with people that do not bear. Read the rest of this entry »
A good tooth brushing cans primarily good oral hygiene.
So the ideal is at least three times a day and 3 minutes each time. But he must know that to maintain its capital dental also prevents inflammation of the gum, which may promote heart disease (myocardial infarction and stroke).
It is the Congress of the Society for General Microbiology in Dublin in 2008 which puts us forward this information.
Professor Howard Jenkinson, University of Bristol, stressed at the meeting of the Society microbial generally that poor maintenance oral could lead to heart problems. The latter said: “bad teeth, bleeding gum and poor dental hygiene can cause heart disease. Poor people with poor dental hygiene and those who have not brushed both regularly, causing bleeding gum, will send in the circular system of blood up to 700 different bacteria that are in the mouth, greatly increasing the risk of having a heart attack.” Read the rest of this entry »
The dentist is the professional responsible for maintaining health and healing that we can have alterations in the mouth and teeth. A positive attitude in parents and a tour before dental problems arising facilitate trust and rapprochement of the child to the dental office.
1. When should be the first dental visit
The first dental visit should be between 1 and 3 years old.
Parents should not expect to detect any alteration or that the child has pain because on this visit the dentist will not only seek any alteration so early but it can detect a looming problem that can be prevented.
Moreover, positive first visit where the child is not practicing any treatment, as this helps start a cordial and trusting relationship with the dental professional and general care of their teeth. Read the rest of this entry »