Dental Products for Oral Care
There are certain products that you need to ensure proper oral care at home. Your dentist can recommend specific dental products you need for oral health. You will need a toothpaste recommended by the American Dental Association. Dentists usually recommend using a toothbrush with soft bristles, and replacing it with a new one every 3 months. Mouthwashes should be included in your dental product list as they can help freshen your breath as well as fight gum disease. Remember to purchase products that contain fluoride to help prevent tooth decay and help make the teeth stronger.
Canker Sores and Cold Sores
Many people confuse canker sores and cold sores by thinking they are the same thing; but they are not the same thing.
A lot of people grind their teeth but it’s not bad enough to cause any health problems. However, for some people it can lead to worn down or cracked teeth, jaw or facial pain, ear aches and headaches in the mornings.
Do you often wake up with your jaw hurting, a headache or with your teeth hurting? If you said, “yes,” you may need to talk to your dentist about using a mouth guard because you may be suffering from bruxism.
Sports guards are a type of mouth guard or mouth protector that keeps your teeth save while you are engaged in sports activities.