How to take care of your teeth
Teeth are a set of 32 small, white structured bone material set in the jaw. 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. Taking care of teeth is essential for good health and to enable them to function well and so ensure you brush your teeth daily, with a good toothpaste and quality tooth brush also be gentle while brushing to avoid hurting the gums. Just like the rest of our body the teeth also require healthy food to stay strong and so take food rich in calcium, take the dairy products, take foods rich in vitamin C for the good health of the jaws avoid hard drugs and sugary foods for they aid in the bacterial growth in the mouth that lead to tooth decay, gum disease and other forms of mouth infections. Sometimes, even after taking care of our teeth they will require further treatment and that is where an orthodontist comes in. Currently the orthodontist is treating an adult out of every four patients and so the need for an adult orthodontist in the field, many take the children for specialized care to ensure proper growth of teeth but it is now more clear than evet there is a huge demand for an adult orthodontist, this helps to prevent further damage in the teeth and mouth of an adult. 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.