How can Dental Caries be Prevented 3.
- General care of teeth are essential like brushing the teeth after every meals or at least twice daily, rinsing the mouth after meals or snacks thoroughly, chewing sugarless gum for 15 to 20 minutes after meals and snacks.
- Dental sealants can prevent cavities. Sealants are thin plastic-like coating applied to the chewing surfaces of the molars. This coating prevents the accumulation of plaque in the deep grooves on these vulnerable surfaces.
- Proper brushing techniques must be followed to remove plaque effectively from all the surfaces of the teeth.
- Avoid sipping carbonated beverages over long period of time or frequent snacking or harboring candies sweets or mints in the mouth for extended period of time. + Continue Reading