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Many people think that gum disease is a problem that only affects adults. However, studies indicate that gingivitis (the first stage of periodontal disease) is nearly universally in children and adolescents. Advanced forms of periodontal disease are more rare in children than in adults but can occur.
Types of periodontal disease in children
Chronic Gingivitis: it is common in children. Usually causes inflammation of the gingival tissue, which becomes red and bleed easily. Gingivitis can be prevented and treated with a regular routine dental care, brushing, the flossing and professional care. However, if allowed to proceed, it may eventually evolve into forms of periodontal disease more severe. Periodontitis Aggressive can affect the young people who are completely healthy in other respects. Localized aggressive periodontitis in adolescents and young adults and mainly affects the first molars and incisors. It is characterized by severe loss of alveolar bone, but at the same time, patients generally form very little dental plaque or calculus.
Generalized aggressive periodontitis: may begin around puberty and involve the entire mouth. It is characterized by inflammation of the gums and the large accumulation of plaque and calculus. Can eventually lead to tooth mobility and subsequent loss. Read the rest of this entry »
The hygiene of the teeth is very important since our kids are toddlers. We must be alert and know how to proceed both in hygiene and in their dental education from the start. Before the eruption of teeth, jaws rims clean with gauze or a clean soft cloth wrapped around his finger.
This practice may continue until the appearance of the first four teeth. Then be done with latex finger cots or small brushes for children. The best place for oral hygiene is the place where diapers are changed typically after the bath to incorporate oral hygiene to the rest of the body. In 9 to 12 months and eight anterior teeth erupted and as the dentition is complete chewing cycle stabilizes. When the upper and lower teeth touch, the muscles of the jaws begin to learn new roles, the first movements are irregular as seen during the first etadío of any motor skill. Read the rest of this entry »
Pregnant women with periodontal disease have a greater chance of premature delivery, or also that the baby is born very low birth weight.
Today has not been able yet to determine whether periodontitis is a risk factor that affects directly generating premature birth or whether it is an indirect interaction.
Anyway, if it is found that substances that are generated in the gums due to inflammation directly affect the uterus leading to premature contractions. This also occurs when there is a continued deterioration of the gingiva.
Women who are pregnant or plan to become pregnant should go to a consultation with your dentist to remove all dental problems during pregnancy because both teeth and gumsneed special care and attention due to hormonal changes that occur in the body.
Pregnancy gingivitis can be treated and controlled with good oral hygiene, regular use of dental floss and interdental brushes, balanced diet and a professional cleaning.
There are symptoms such as swollen gums, red or bleeding that demonstrate a pregnancy gingivitis, but the plates and no hormones that cause inflammatory problems. It is therefore essential to keep teeth clean and sweet substitute for fresh fruits, vegetables and dairy products.
It is important to make a visit to the dentist to be informed the pregnancy, telling also any type of discomfort and if needed some treatment, the dentist can deal with the doctor what medicine to be supplied to not affect pregnancy.
A growing number of scientific research indicates a possible link between severe gum disease (periodontitis) and other conditions of the human body.
While research to this date can not yet conclusively determine the exact cause and mechanisms that are given this relationship, the evidence clearly suggests that the benefits of a healthy mouth may go beyond a good appearance.
Therefore, Colgate Palmolive, joining forces with the Latin American Diabetes Association (ALAD), the Federación Mexicana de Diabetes, the Mexican Society of Cardiology, the Mexican Dental Association, the College of Dental Surgeons and the National Center of Epidemiological Surveillance and Control Diseases of the Ministry of Health (CENAVE) organized a seminar to discuss the importance of oral health and its possible relationship to overall health.
In this seminar every doctor put it, from the perspective of their specialty, the problems of poor oral hygiene and its possible relationship to general health.
The Pan American Health Organization recognizes in its Regional Plan for oral health in the next 10 years “and important connection between oral health and the health of the body:” overwhelming scientific evidence suggests the interrelationship between oral health and general health. There are common risk factors and chronic oral diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events.” Read the rest of this entry »
These microorganisms: bacteria, viruses or fungi need certain environmental conditions to grow and cause disease.
Many of the factors that promote their development have to do with our habits and lifestyle, among them are the lack of care and oral hygiene and feeding.
The oral hygiene habits should start from the baby to his first tooth emerges, to make it a healthy habit that will enable the child as part of their routine of feeding, brushing your teeth after each meal and before bedtime what at first is the responsibility of parents.
But not only has to develop the habit of brushing, but the way this should be done to be effective.
The essential element for the health of the teeth is the toothbrush, which should be appropriate for every need, they are now various types of brush. To brush well, you should be in good condition, which is indispensable to change at least every 6 months or when you notice that the bristles are no longer strong and couples.
A good brushing requires several brushings. The teeth should be brushed from the top down or bottom-up depending on the jaw that is, this is important because it allows the massage and “emptying” of the gum, if a food has embedded in it. The horizontal cut is not recommended because in addition to not properly clean, and wears the gum hurts. Read the rest of this entry »
The mouth is a part of our body that performs functions vital to feeding, breathing and communication among others. It reflects the health of the whole body. The health of our mouth is projected on the appearance we show to others is an important factor in our human relationships.
Good oral hygiene remains healthy all components of our mouth, the correct application of the technique of brushing after every meal and flossing are key elements in this task. Oral hygiene should be maintained at any age, is the basis for preventing caries lesions as well as achieving and maintaining success in any treatment that is carried in the mouth.
A healthy mouth reflects harmony and projects us as people we care for our health and appearance.
If you would like to maintain the health of your mouth, ask for a quote, here we explain the methods of prevention and hygiene requirements.
Oral hygiene, brushing, técnicasTrabajar for people to acquire good oral hygiene habits is something that is being carried out by oral health professionals for a long time. We talked to different dentists and hygienists for comment.
“In recent years the Spanish patients are more conscious in dental hygiene, as more information on the importance of dental health and quality of life that have a healthier mouth. From my point of view, I still can improve and it is desirable that from childhood habits are caught brushing three times a day and gradually introduce other methods of oral cleansing. “
Marta Rechach. Hyginus, Palma de Mallorca.
“There has been a clear evolution in oral hygiene habits of the population, especially young people, but I think this change is still not enough and we need to go further. It is important to keep insisting when you consider that there are still people who never brush your teeth or it does after every meal. In addition, currently there is the paradox of people who are made complicated and expensive treatments of orthodontics and then not comply with oral hygiene routine. ”
José Ignacio Jiménez. Dentist, Guadalajara
“It is essential as the role of the hygienist to inculcate the habit of making proper hygiene techniques. In the first visits, I usually give advice as to brush first with the dry brush and then add the toothpaste, listen to their favorite song while brushing and insist on the use of dental floss. Another important aspect is to remind you that the mouthwash is not a substitute for brushing. “
Cristina Hita. Dentist, Granada
“Today comes only when patient is in pain, but is already at a young age try to start with good dental hygiene habits, diet, etc… And thanks to these revisions controlled, any condition can be corrected soon. We must also thank the laboratories that thanks to the demand for professionals and patients themselves have given us a variety of products to have good hygiene. Finally, I personally consider most necessary to devote more time to the information. “
Mercedes Alberdi. Hygienist, Santander
“Although it has improved greatly in recent years, oral hygiene is currently pending for many Spanish. I think adults need to motivate them even more than children. In addition, adult children imitate their parents and acquire the habit. It should enhance brushing and flossing step between teeth, as many people who brush every day without getting a good result with each cleaning. ”
Hygiene is a habit that should be done daily and periodically during all stages of life to prevent future dental problems.
Oral hygiene can and should be done even before the first tooth of milk. In infants, it is advisable to clean the gums with a clean wet gauze before first teeth appear. Once you start to get their first teeth, parents should brush at least twice a day, especially after meals. It is important to note that the toothpaste is often used after three years when the child is ready to spit out excess toothpaste. Oral hygiene in children is also important because, although these parts are temporary, a deficiency in your town can cause the permanent teeth come out crooked or in places not appropriate. It is also necessary that parents take their children to the dentist as soon as possible to accustom them to their comments and become familiar with the dental clinic as they would with general medical examinations.
February is National Children’s Dental Health and the American Association of Periodontology month begin educating children and parents about the number one concern of the Surgeon General: preventing dental diseases – including periodontal disease in children.
Many people think that periodontal disease is an adult problem. However, studies indicate that gingivitis (the first stage of periodontal disease) is nearly universal in children and adolescents. Advanced forms of periodontal disease are rarer in children than in adults, but can occur.
To ensure healthy teeth as an adult, you must establish good oral habits as a child. Parents can encourage good oral health habits at home. For example, parents may reward children with visits of the mouse or the tooth fairy not only when they drop a tooth, but when the child passes the dental examination.
Kinds of periodontal diseases in children
Research by University College London, shows that people who do not brush your teeth at least twice a day, more likely to suffer from heart disease.
Studies have shown that good oral hygiene habits in six out of ten subjects of study participants and that this is associated with development of heart disease, has also been shown that inflammation of the mouth and gums play an important role in the process of arterial blockage.