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BLOGS

Vitamin A (Retinol)

Essential For :

Healthy Teeth and Bone Formation, Healthy Eye Sight, Saliva flow, Prevent dry mouth, Maintain Positive microflora.

Daily Intake :

600 Microgram

Sources :

Carrot and tomatoes, Dairy Products and fishes, Eggs, Spinach, Fortified Cereals

Its Deficiency causes :

Decreases Salivary flow, Delay in eruption of teeth, Tooth enamel is severely affected (Enamel Hypoplasia atypical Dentin Formation)

Vitamin D

Essential For :

Growth and Development, Strong Bones and Jaws, Helps in Hormonal Functions

Daily Intake :

5 Microgram

Sources :

Eggs, Fish, Fish Liver Oil, Milk, Fortified Cereals.

Its Deficiency causes :

Delayed Eruption of primary and permanent teeth, Malocclusion of teeth, Increased Bleeding, Yeast Infection in Mouth Rickets in children Osteomalacia in adults, Bow shape bones and Osteoporosis of Jaw and TMJ, Hamper tooth Development.

Vitamin C

Essential For :

Gum Health, Helps in functioning of small tissues and fibers of teeth, gums and small muscles (collagen), Good immunity(Antibody and Antioxidant Function) Maintenance of healthy gum and teeth

Daily Intake :

75 Milligram

Sources :

Citrus fruits like Orange, Lemon, Grapes Kiwi Fruit, Tomatoes and Tomato Juice, Broccoli, Peppers

Its Deficiency causes :

Scurvy-Severe bleeding and weak gums (Sailor’s Disease), Swollen and Spongy Gums, Bleeding from supporting structures of teeth(periodontal membranes),Loosening/mobility of teeth

Vitamin K

Essential For :

Helps in Production of essential proteins(Osteocalcin) Strenghtening of bones, Helps in body healing process Necessary for blood clotting

Daily Intake :

80 Microgram

Sources :

Cabbage, Cauliflower, Spinach, Mustard Green

Its Deficiency causes :

Slowdown body’s healing process, Inability to stop bleeding and formation of clot Loosening of teeth, Bone loss.

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Essential For :

Maintaining proper energy level Slows down aging process (Antioxidant property) Oxygen supply to body

Daily Intake :

1.7 miligram

Sources :

Eggs, Enriched grain products like bread, cereal, pasta, rice, Milk, Mushrooms Spinach,

Its Deficiency causes :

Inflammation or cracking of the corners of the mouth.(Cheilosis)Inflammation of tongue (Glossitis)Bleeding from gums after brushing(prothrombin level below 35%)

Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

Essential For :

Teeth and bones, Regulation of blood sugar, Growth of tooth decay causing bacteria (cariogenic oral microorganism).

Daily Intake :

18 miligram

Sources :

Eggs, Enriched grain products like bread, cereal, pasta, rice, Seafood, Fishes, Nuts and beans.

Its Deficiency causes :

Bad breath,Painful ulcers in mouth causes diminished food intake, Inflammation of tongue(glossy and shiny tongue: glossitis) Inflammation of gingiva(Gingivitis) Canker soreand pellagra

Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin)

Essential For :

Healthy bones, Healthy gums Healthy tongue, Maintain the watery flow in mouth (saliva)

Daily Intake :

6 microgram.

Sources :

Eggs, Dairy products, Fortified cereals, Sea food, Meats.

Its Deficiency causes :

Easy bleeding from gums Bone loss,Fissures in the corners of mouth (Cheilosis) Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)

Calcium

Essential For :

Healthy bones,Healthy teeth, Healthy gums.

Daily Intake :

1000 miligram.

Sources :

Milk,Cheese,Yogurt,Nuts,Leafy green vegetables like spinach.

Its Deficiency causes :

Weakness of bones-Osteoporosis,Bone loss or bone thining-Osteopenia Difficulty in swallowing,Tooth erosion,Delayed growth and development,Insufficient blood clotting.

Magnesium

Essential For :

Strong bones, Strong teeth, Regulate diabetes and blood pressure, Proper body function, Cure bleeding in the mouth.

Daily Intake :

350 miligram

Sources :

Bananas,Beans and peas,Dairy products,Nutsand pumpkin seeds Potatoes,Leafy green vegetables like spinach.

Its Deficiency causes :

Mouth ulcers, Insufficient blood clotting,Weakness of bones:osteoporosis,Increased risk of bone fracture,

Vitamins and minerals in diet play an important and equivocal role in general and oral health.

Vitamins and minerals are essential for:Development,Maturation and functioning of oral tissues at almost every decade of life.

The objective of this article is to highlight the importance of vitamins and minerals in oral health and disease.

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Tips to Improve Your Oral Health

Some people say that oral health is the window to overall health, and many of us tend to ignore simple dental tips that in the future can help us to avoid diseases, such as: cavities, tooth loose, pain or infections. That’s why we’d like to share with you some useful tips that will help you take care of your smile.

  • 1. Brush your teeth.

    This is the most basic step towards good oral health. The best dentists recommend that you should brush your teeth twice a day with proper technique.

  • 2. Floss your teeth.

    Brushing our teeth is basic, but we recommend all of our patients the use of dental floss. This will remove all the particles that got stuck between teeth all day. By doing this, we help fight cavities from creating and to keep a fresh breath.

  • 3. Dont forget to clean your tounge.

    Tounge is main part of our oral cavity.essential for taste perception. Clean tounge will reduce bad breath. 

  • 4. Visit your dentist regularly.

    It’s recommendable to visit your dentist at least every six months, is something you need to do if you want to maintain your mouth in a healthy state. Your dentist can help you with a basic cleaning and to find out if you have any other issue that can be fixed by them.

  • 5. Use Mouthwash.

    Using mouthwash is also advisable to completely get rid of all the bacteria. You have many options, brands and flavors to choose from, but you need to make sure you´re choosing the one you need.

  • 6. Decrease sugar intake.

    Our mouths always has some bacteria in it, and it is fed from some particles of the sugar we ingest, which damage the protective layer of our teeth and this could create cavities. Sugary drinks are the most harmful due to the amount of sugar in them.

  • 7. Eat fruits and vegetables.

    “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” is one common saying that also applies to dentists. Citrus and vegetables help your oral health because they are rich in vitamins and minerals that are needed to fight dental decay. When we eat healthier our complete body feels good.

  • 8. Change your toothbrush.

    The instrument you use to clean can also help bacteria to accumulate and slowly deteriorate it. That’s why after three months of use it’s advised that you change your toothbrush.

  • 9. Stop smoking,tobacco,gutkha,kheni,etc

    Smoking can cause bad breath and tooth discoloration, and as you may know it could lead to mouth and lung cancer. Smoking and tobacco consumption weakens your teeth and can infect your gums, that´s why a smokers and tobacco chewers are most likely to develop infections in their mouth. Also, it lowers success rate of dental implant procedures.

  • 10. Don´t forget about your gums.

    Flossing and brushing are the easiest way to keep them in a good state. We can´t forget that gums are there too and they need attention.

  • 11. Coffee and Tea = Yellow Teeth.

    Over consumption of coffee and tea may have adverse effect on teeth structure like staining in some cases.