Tooth Decay

Decayed tooth also called cavities or caries can be prevented. Certain food stick to the teeth, example are foods high in carbohydrate; cookies, candy and fruit juices, etc. this deposits form bonds with normal bacterias found in the mouth leading to plaque. Deposits combine with plaques, to form acids, this is one of the leading causes of tooth decay; acids destroy the enamel which is the mineral structure of the teeth.

Sensitive Teeth

Persons with sensitive tooth can experience irritation or pain from consuming beverages and certain hot or cold foods. Breathing chill air can also be painful for individuals with sensitive teeth. Temperature changes causes expansion and contraction on the teeth. The enamel of the teeth can become worn; teeth may develop cracks and impaired periodontal cause irritation neural endings.

Gum Disease

Gingivitis a disease of the gum in its early stage can make gum to become red, swollen and easy bleeding. Progression of this disease to the periodontitis may lead to the removal of the teeth. Daily brushing of teeth and flossing can help prevent this disease. This disease can cause bad taste and breath and bone damage if not taken care in time.

Orthodontic Problems

Inherited condition like malocclusion causes inappropriate bites. This could be due to extra or lacking a tooth, packed teeth, misaligned jaws, developmental issues like sucking fingers or injuries.

Bad Breath (Halitosis)

The residue of food left on the teeth can cause degeneration and eventual bad breath. Temporary halitosis can result from certain foods like garlic. Continued bad breath is a good sign dental care challenge and possible gum disease. Regular flossing and brushing of teeth help in the removal of food residue from teeth, bacteria activities, and plaques.

Canker Sores (aphthous ulcers)

This occurs when you have small sores within the mouth that often recur. They have a white or gray colored base with red border them. They can last for a week or two, but this can be significantly reduced by the use of topical agents or antimicrobial mouthwashes.