How does this affect dental health?
Along with brushing habits, you should floss before bed – flossing is an underrated yet important aspect of oral hygiene maintenance. Flossing helps with removing food particles and soft deposits between your teeth and prevents gum disease over time. Ultimately, your oral health is an integral part of your overall health. The two most common dental problems we face today are ‘caries’ or cavities, and gum disease.
Is binge eating calling for more cavities?
Do you ever wonder what causes gum diseases?
Verdict from dentist and food blogger: Toothpick or floss?
- Earlier people ate food that was raw and more rich in fibers. Today most of the food we eat is soft and sticky. Soft and sticky foods increase the risk of tooth cavities.
- Fibrous foods like carrots are good for your gum health and teeth.
- Binge eating calls in for more tooth cavities.
- Using toothpicks to remove the food that is stuck between your teeth can do more harm than good, reach out for the floss pick instead.
- Make sure you brush your teeth using the right technique ,use a fluoridated toothpaste and floss your teeth daily to prevent dental problems in the future.