The population washes their teeth once a day, when the ideal is three, that is, after each meal.
The lack of oral hygiene facilitates the development of caries and periodontal disease, which will generate loss of teeth.
The most people who demand dental care, come with intense pain from very advanced caries, in which the teeth have very deep damage, the extraction of the piece, the only alternative that can be offered.
Although the loss of teeth can occur from an early age, it is from the fourth decade that the incidence is triggered because in this period people often suffer from diseases such as diabetes.
Also due, to the natural wear and tear of structures characteristic of the elderly, however, the lack of oral hygiene is the main trigger in the loss of teeth.
That the upper and lower incisors are the pieces that most often fall, due to tartar, a situation that causes loosening and subsequently loss of them.
In the molars tends to develop caries that unattended can deepen and bring as a consequence, the loss of the or parts.
That aside from poor oral hygiene, oral diseases, including caries, can be spread through saliva, with kisses being a frequent mechanism for this to happen, hence the repeated recommendation regarding daily tooth brushing, after each meal.
There is a misconception that using large amounts of toothpaste or feeling fresh breath is a guarantee that the oral cavity is clean.
However, it is the proper brushing technique along with the use of dental floss to remove food residues from between the teeth and the mouthwash, which contributes more effectively to keeping mouth and teeth healthy.”
Oral hygiene not only prevents illness and bad breath, but also makes it possible to have dental pieces up to advanced ages.
What results in better nutrition and even in the aesthetic and communication aspect, because when teeth are lost, there is no adequate chewing, nor a good pronunciation, and the face tends to deform to a greater or lesser degree.