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Oral Care Guide For Teens - Oral Problems - Prevention and management

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  1. Avoid eating strong flavoured food .
    If you have just had strong flavoured food, you can try:
    • Brush your teeth with toothpaste
    • Use chewing gum
    • Rinse with mouthwash

  2. Pay attention to your regular oral hygiene practices to prevent oral problems
    • Keep the teeth clean
      Brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste before bed at night as well as in the morning and floss your teeth daily.
    • Reduce the frequency of drinks and food intake
    • Keep the orthodontic appliance clean Thoroughly clean it every night and immerse it in a glass of water when it is not worn.

  3. Visit a dentist for regular dental check-up

    To ensure whether the bad breath is caused by oral diseases such as gum disease or tooth decay , or whether it is caused by insufficient saliva production; so that appropriate treatment can be given.


  4. Quit soking

  5. Visit a doctor for body check-up

    If you don't have any oral problem, nor have you eaten anything with a strong flavour, your bad breath may be caused by other medical problems. In that case, you should see a physician to find out the cause and receive appropriate treatment.

 
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