Tips to taking Good care of your teeth
Teeth are small, hard, white in colour bone structures set in jaw, totaling to 32 in number. Teeth add to the beauty of a persona nd make one attractive or less attractive and so the importance of taking care of them early. Brush your teeth regularly with a good toothpaste and quality brush, brush them gently to avoid damage to the teeth. Take care of your teeth by eating foods that are beneficial for the jaw, consider foods rich in calcium, the dairy products, those rich in vitamin c for the growth of gums, avoid the sugary foods for they lead in tooth decay and gum diseases also avoid taking hard drugs for they get broken down in the mouth and their components lead to weakening of the teeth. Sometimes, even after taking care of our teeth they will require further treatment and that is where an orthodontist comes in. It is estimated that out of every four patients the orthodontists sees an adult patient and so the need for adults orthodontist for as much as the orthodontist can curb teeth and jaw irregularities in children there is the need to curb it adults too to avoid further damage of the teeth and mouth in general. The adult orthodontist may require different types of treatment among them is the braces, the braces help to align the teeth for proper functioning of the teeth, they correct over bites, under bites, cross bites, deep bites, fix crooked teeth among other jaw ailments moreover, they can also be used for cosmetic purposes to enhance the facial beauty, there are different types of braces among them is the metal braces or the traditional braces which involve wires and brackets made of metal that are attached to the teeth for proper alteration of the teeth as required by the adult orthodontics, they are the least expensive and most commonly used and nowadays comes in different shades of colours to make them attractive;the clear aligners are also another form of brace that are good for correcting irregularities in the teeth, they allow freedom to eat compared the rest of the braces, they can be removed often and for them to function well and achieve the desired result it is required to have 18 to 30 clear aligners until treatment is complete and they may be expensive however they don’t damage the attractiveness of the mouth for they are almost invisible; the ligating braces are similar to the metal braces however they can be expensive for they use clips rather than elastic bands to hold the metallic wire in place but have less friction and it is they are easy for the patient to manage as compared to the metal braces.