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IMPORTANCE OF PERSONAL HYGIENE: The simple acts of brushing your teeth, showering, shampooing, using deodorant and brushing your hair all add up to good hygiene practices. While these acts are simple and should be a part of everyone's daily routine, some overlook taking care of their hygiene needs, putting themselves at risk of illness, infection, poor dental health and social avoidance.


Practice good personal hygiene every day, because going without regular handwashing, tooth brushing and showers means that you'll accumulate germs, dirt and body odor. Simply brushing your teeth helps you maintain good dental health, protecting your teeth and gums from disease:


Importance: Brushing your teeth is essential to good oral health. Not only does brushing your teeth help prevent tooth decay, it also helps prevent gum disease, which is one of the leading causes of tooth loss in adults and has been linked to heart attacks and strokes. Removing tooth stains and avoiding bad breath are added benefits of brushing your teeth. The foods that we eat contain sugars and starches. When plaque, the sticky substance that forms on the teeth, combines with these sugars and starches, an acid is produced that attacks tooth enamel, which causes tooth decay.

Plaque can also irritate the gums and lead to gum disease. Irritated gums can become red, swollen, tender, and bleed, easily causing gingivitis, the beginning stage of gum disease. Gingivitis can be treated and reversed if it is diagnosed in the early stages. If plaque is not removed, the gums can eventually start to pull away from the teeth.


1. ORAL HYGIENE - brush We their teeth three times a day, brushing should be at least 7 minutes and 15 of the night. The teeth of the brush up and down below the brush upward cepillaremos also tongue. -We will then use dental floss, with her clean up the areas where the toothbrush can not clean ie between teeth or interproximal areas. -Finally we use the dental rinse, disinfect all this plus the mouth and leave a nice fresh breath for several hours.

2. GOOD FOOD: At this point we must consider that we should eat healthy foods, it is essential to consume all foods as trainers, Energy and regulators. We consume a lot of water. It is important to avoid eating foods that affect the teeth such as fast foods, which by its high content of flour and seasoning sauce or stick to teeth hygiene difficult and causing bacterial growth.


3. Regular visit to the dentist. Assist the dentist three times a year is recommended, there revise the teeth are in good condition or if any of the restorations or work that we have done are working properly. If the dentist examines often we can find diseases early and save us pain and problems later. We also remember what kind of brushes should be used in accordance with our mouth, we have good hygiene control and so we relaxed.


REMEMBER: Brushing your teeth properly removes plaque from the surfaces of the teeth and flossing removes plaque from in between the teeth. If you brush the teethes three times of the day your live will more happy having a beauty smile.


Por: AngĂŠlica Arias Nancy HernĂĄndez Milena Beltran

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