Oral health

Oral health

Oral health is closely linked to the proper functioning of all teeth and gums, but it is also directly related to our general health and well-being.

A few tips :

Start dental care early and brush the baby’s teeth with fluoride toothpaste as soon as the first milk teeth appear. Do not accustom your children, before falling asleep, to drinking milk, fruit juice or a sweet drink from a bottle. These sugary liquids remain on the surface of the teeth for a long time and can lead to “baby bottle tooth decay”. Brush your teeth at least twice a day with fluoridated toothpaste.

And if possible, clean your teeth with dental floss once a day. Do not eat in the evening after brushing your teeth, because saliva flow decreases during sleep. Visit your dentist approximately every 6 months for a check-up. And consult your dentist before using cosmetic products (for example, whitening agents), which can damage teeth.

Between meals, allow time for saliva to neutralize acidity and repair teeth. People at high risk of dental abrasion and erosion should take special precautions such as: