It is often said that a smile is a light in the window of the soul, and it is through a smile that we form the first connection with a new person.
Our smile has always occupied an important place in our collective consciousness, and we are more likely to trust a person who is smiling than one who is not.
Even though we are in the 21st century, humanity has not mastered the art of taking care of its teeth. It is a simple procedure that takes 5 – 10 minutes every day. Regular maintenance of one’s teeth to prevent dental problems will lead to both psychological and physiological improvements.
But why should we take care of our dental hygiene?
The mouth is home to 500 different bacteria, and most of these microorganisms are helpful. But some of them will form plaque which accumulates on your teeth leading to cavities. But What If the plaque is allowed to grow below the gum line. Then it will cause the adhesion between your teeth and gum to come loose. This dental problem is called gingivitis.
Sometimes, the bacteria in your mouth can escape into the bloodstream. which can lead to cardiovascular diseases by forming plaques on the artery walls.
But if you are a person who has a predisposition towards diabetes. A gum problem that increases the blood sugar levels will increase your chances of getting diabetes.
Other diseases that can be caused as a result of having dental problems includes kidney diseases, cancer of the blood, kidney, and pancreas, dementia, and respiratory illnesses.
How can you maintain good dental oral health?
It is easy to maintain good dental health. You just have to follow the steps mentioned below.
Brush your teeth twice a day, every day:
Brushing your teeth will remove the plaque that has accumulated on your teeth. Your teeth will ensure that you do not suffer from diseases like gingivitis.
Floss every night:
Floss can be purchased from any supermarket in India today Purchase a box and from it.
wrap two ends of the floss around your middle finger and using your thumb and forefinger move the floss from the top of your teeth to the gum.
But If you bleed, it is expected, do not be alarmed. Continue flossing your other teeth and you will be free of all dental problems.
Brush your tongue:
The plaque will build upon your tongue as well. Do not forget to gently brush the tongue and remove it. This will have the added benefit of reducing breath odor while staving off dental problems.
Reduce alcohol consumption and quit smoking:
Apart from improving your dental health. This will have the added benefit of improving your overall health.
Always keep drinking water. Having a dry mouth will increase the presence of plaques, tooth decay, and increased chances of contracting gum diseases.
The teeth love milk. Alongside this, you can consider eating fiber-rich food while reducing the consumption of acidic food, and food that has high sugar content, as they act on the enamel of the tooth, eroding them.
While these suggestions and habits will help you maintain good dental health, and ensure that you do not have any dental health problems, it is recommended that you visit your dentist at least twice a year.
Two appointments with the dentist can be a daunting affair financially. And it is to help you that Bajaj Finserv has launched their health care, which is the Bajaj Finserv Health EMI Card.
You now have a single solution for all of your medical expenses, allowing you to divide the cost of all your hospital, pharmacy, and diagnostic bills into EMIs.
With the Bajaj Finserv Health EMI Network Card, you will not have to worry about your dental problems putting a dent in your finances ever again.