PREVENTION OF DENTAL DISEASES

Prevention of Dental Caries and Other Conditions Due to Poor Oral Hygeine

  • Advise patient to reduce sugary foods and soft drinks, and to have adequate fresh fruit and vegetables in their diet
  • Advise patient to brush their teeth at least twice a day (morning and evening) or preferably after every meal (wait at least 30 minutes if you have consumed acidic food like lemon, oranges, grapes)
  • Dental flossing at least once a day
  • Tooth strengthening and protection by rinsing with fluoride rinses and applying sealants to susceptible sites
    on teeth
  • Prevention and early management of dental caries
  • Advise patient to have a dental check-up every six months
  • Good nutrition