The test of time begins to show in dental care in the sandwich group. Access to good nutritional foods, prevention of cavities, and fluoride use will begin to become apparent.
Visits to the dental provider once or twice a year for a cleaning and evaluation should be conducted. The appointments should be made in between other health care appointments throughout the year to help the adult manage their health care well.
Waiting to get into see a dental provider may not be immediate for many reasons. What can one do to help prevent erosion of the dental work and mouth?
Brushing teeth after every meal is recommended but not always possible.
Flossing teeth helps keep anything hiding between teeth and at the gums from causing adverse reactions to the teeth and gums, such as cavities.
Pain in the mouth. Pain in the mouth can happen for many reasons. A mixture of salt and water, then gargled will help reduce swelling in the mouth. Germs do not typically live in salt water.
Mouth wash can be used to gargle several times a day. Many products on the market have been tested and proven to reduce bacteria in the mouth.
Any appliances placed in the mouth for dental work, should be cleaned before and after placement to limit bacteria that could result in infection. Many appliances may need to be soaked overnight, such as dentures. Rinsing chemicals thoroughly off dentures before apply will help reduce any chances of chemical burns in the mouth.
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