You are orally ★healthy if you are free from any ★diseases of the oral cavity & structures that can limit your ★capacity in biting, ★chewing, ★smiling, ★speaking and ★psychological well being.
WHY YOU NEED TO BE SO:
Mouth is the mirror of the body,your ★silent identity anyway.
In health,oral diseases is a silent ★epidemic that you must be free from.
Let’s break this “silo effect”.
HOW DO YOU ENSURE GOOD ORAL HYGIENE:
Have a good oral hygiene knowledge:
-Number of times to brush: (★2times a day or following meals)
-How to brush: (positioning of your brush to your teeth; at angle of ★45.
-What type of brush: (medium bristled brush)
-What type of paste to use : ★fluoride containing paste or natural ★chewstick with proven efficacy.
-Regular flossing: to remove ★debris or ★plaque in teeth.
-Rinsing of mouth with oral ★mouthwash occasionally.
-Proper diets: ★avoid carbonated drinks or high sugar laden snacks.
-Regular visit to ★dental clinic for check up.
-Periodic dental cleaning of your teeth(★twice a year).
– High risk individual with diseases like ★diabetes mellitus should go for ★periodic assessment.
SIGNS OF GOOD ORAL HYGIENE:
Pink gum that neither ★bleed or ★hurts while brushing.
Mouth looks ★healthy and ★smells well.
Good teeth appearance.
Bad breath is not a ★constant problem.
#Take a step today,oral health is ★ESSENTIAL#
#STAY HEALTHY,OUR PRIORITY#
#MARCH 20,WORLD ORAL HEALTH DAY#
DR ABOLUDE Y.A