Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Side Effects of Dental Cleaning


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Dental cleaning is essential to dental health because it helps to remove plaque from your teeth, prevent calculus, and gum disease. The American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice a day, but even with the best efforts you still suffer from side effects of brushing. Sometimes brushing can make your gum bleed, because of the bristles of the toothbrush and using dental floss. If you suffer from gum disease, it causes the gums to become tender and easily bleed. Sometimes bleeding gums can make gums susceptible to bacteria and even a bacterial infection invading your blood stream. According to Peterson, toothbrushes also contain high amounts of bacteria, and it can be dangerous if you suffer from periodontitis. periodontitis allow bacteria to get into your blood stream, and it cause a severe infection. In some cases of dental bacteria, it can cause blood clots to form and invade your lung or heart. In children and older adults that brush too hard can damage their gums and cause open sores or ulcers to develop, because they have fragile skin. So, it is important to use soft-bristled brushes, especially for children. Other types of teeth cleaning (like floss and mouth rinses) may cause side effects. Teeth are naturally protected by enamel. Too much teeth cleaning may cause damage to the enamel, so it’s recommended that the teeth cleaning exercise should be taken seriously. If the natural layer of enamel gets damaged during the teeth cleaning, it’s impossible to restore it. So, consulting a experienced dentist is very important.


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