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Everyday, in the media you’ll find recommendations to avoid certain foods.
The next day you’re hearing recommendations to eat the same food that was chastised the previous day!
The same can be said with any health advice, it’s hard to know what’s advice is best to follow, who do you trust?Third woman accuses Roman Polanski of sexual assault on a minor
Whether we go to the dentist regularly or not, we’re all pretty aware of the recommendations regarding dental health:
Brush our teeth twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste.
Clean in-between teeth with an interdental brush or floss at least once a day.Inside Cellular Jail: the horrors and torture inflicted by the British
Limit dietary intake of sugary food and drink.
Visit the dentist regularly for check-ups.
Other recommendations include keeping the tongue and cheeks healthy by using a brush, usually found on the back of the head of a good toothbrush.Drunk US tourist punched in Dresden, Germany for making Nazi salut
Mouthwash is also sometimes recommended.
Although the research is limited, it clearly backs these recommendations.
Problems we are trying to avoid include:5 of the worst atrocities carried out by the British Empire
Plaque – a thin layer of bacteria covering the teeth. If it’s not removed it can harden into a calculus, which can lead to gum disease.
Periodontitis – inflammation of the gums. If left untreated it can lead to teeth falling out.
Halitosis – bad-smelling breath. It may be due to bacteria, which could lead to periodontitis. Bad breath itself has negative social implications.The scientific reason you should stop using emojis immediately
I have tried many times to get into ‘better’ habits, including flossing and using mouthwash but I just can’t seem to consolidate the activities.
I only brush my teeth once, at the end of the day, and I only have two of the tiniest (according to my dentist) fillings.
I genuinely have tried to improve my dental habits but, with very little incentive, it’s hard.These shocking maps reveal which European countries are the most racist
On the other hand, I know people who have excellent dental regimes but have numerous fillings and other problems.
We don’t know everything about our bodies and we often don’t know why illnesses happen to some people and not others.
It seems with dental health, there’s a lot more to it than brushing, flossing and correct dietary choices.9 things only really smart people understand
It could be that there are underlying differences in our genetic make-up and a predisposition to poor dental health makes a difference.
Very often we consider our personal experience (‘I’m fine so far, therefore it’ll never happen to me’) above even the most sound scientifically based health advice!
Dental health doesn’t require massive time, just some discipline to actually do it.6 subtle signs that you are smarter than average
Like with all lifestyle choices, it’s a matter of weighing up what’s most important; does how difficult it is to put changes into place outweigh the prospective health problems?