Between work and family your life is very full . You need to be just as attentive to your oral health during this period of your life as you were when you were a kid.
Untreated dental disease can lead to serious health problems. The simple routine of flossing daily and brushing twice a day for 2 minutes and seeing your dentist regularly is important to maintain a healthy mouth.
Areas of Concern
According the ADA the average adult between the ages of 20 -64 has three or more decayed or missing teeth. Fortunately, with today’s advanced dental procedures there are several ways to resolve this problem.
Sensitivity can occur for many reasons; decay, fractures, tooth erosion and root exposure are just a few. Your dentist can recommend a treatment based on the cause of your sensitivity. Proper oral hygiene is essential in order to prevent sensitivity-tooth pain. If you have any questions ask your dentist.
Everyone’s experiences dry mouth from time to time, but if yours is always dry you need to seek treatment. Certain health conditions and medications can be the culprits that lead to dry mouth. Your dentists can check for signs of decay which can also cause decreased salivary flow. Without the cleansing effect of saliva, tooth decay and other health conditions become more common. Also always give your dentist a list of all medications you are currently taking and any other information about health conditons.