Top 10 Common Dental Problems

Posted on Feb 11, 2015 in Teeth Maintenance

post_what is cavityA healthy mouth and a great smile can be invaluable to our sense of wellbeing and self confidence. But good dental health is not something to be taken for granted. Check out these Top 10 Dental Problems and you would be surprised how easy it is to prevent many of them. Good nutrition and a few minutes of oral care every day would save a lot of trouble later and save money too. The idiom about an ounce of prevention being worth a pound of cure, really says it all.

Here’s the list of Top 10 Common Dental Problems courtesy, Dental Care pages:

  • Bad breath

  • Tooth decay

  • Gum disease

  • Oral cancer

  • Mouth sores

  • Tooth erosion

  • Tooth sensitivity

  • Toothache and dental emergencies

  • Unattractive smile

And the list is of course about common dental problems in adults.You can find out more about avoiding or preventing the above conditions in the “Dental Problems” section on Be pleasantly surprised how you can save on dental bills! Also, don’t forget to visit the Dental Treatments section for the solutions offered by dentists and other dental professionals.But, what about kids?What is the top dental problem for American children? The most common dental problem in children is dental caries, or tooth decay.

If tooth decay is not attended to early, you child faces a lifetime of pain and complications. This is why the American Dental Association recommends that you take your child for a dental visit within six months after the first tooth comes and no later than the first birthday.

Think of this first dental visit as a “well baby checkup” for the baby’s teeth. On the first visit, your dentist will check for tooth decay and other problems. Your dentist can also show you how to clean the child’s teeth properly. After the first visit, it is recommended that baby visits the dentist every six months.

And that is not bad advice for adults either. Regular dental visits can sure help you deal with, and often entirely avoid, most of the common dental problems.

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