The oral cavity is the first part of the digestive system to take care of chewing and grinding food, in order to provide the necessary nutrients for the body. When chewing thoroughly helps appetite, making the digestion process absorb food easily and better “Chew thoroughly for a long time, plowing deep rice well”.
Infants and toddlers are as at risk of tooth decay as older children or adults. Dental care for the child needs to be started at birth. Practicing early oral hygiene habits helps your baby have healthy teeth.
Effects when a child has dental disease.
When suffering from dental diseases, the child’s mouth is often foul, eating poorly so the child is prone to anoreodosis, worsening can lose sleep, skinny quickly if prolonged is likely to lead to malnutrition. If tooth loss will be pronounced non-standard, affecting living and learning in the student’s age.
Oral infections are one of the direct causes of infection in almost every part: sore throat, rhinitis, sinusitis or inflammation of further organs such as the heart, kidneys, joints.
In addition, when the body lacks microbial factors also affect the process of teething: vitamin C deficiency causes bleeding due to weak vascular wall, vitamin D deficiency causes bone metabolism disorders that cause teeth to grow slowly, lack of calcium, flour makes weak teeth prone to worms.
Caries is a disease in the hard organization of the tooth, which gradually digests innogens and organic substances in enamel and dentures into deep holes. The causes of tooth decay are bacteria, sugar in food and time for bacteria and sugar to survive in the mouth.
Symptoms: Usually difficult to recognize because when the cavities appear, the disease has progressed for a long time, when it is seen that the pain is that the caries has entered an exacerbation stage.. If the caries is not welded, the tooth continues to be destroyed, the deep hole grows and enters the pulp, then the patient may experience severe aches and pains, naturally not eating also hurts. When caries to the pulp is not treated in time there may be many other complications such as inflammation around the tooth stalk, abscess or severe can form in the bones causing cell tissue inflammation, osteoarthritis, lymphadenitis ….
Gum inflammation: Patients have a feeling of itching, discomfort, redness of the gums, easy to bleed to the touch. Children at the age of teething are also very often inflammatory gums, red gums, itching , flowing a lot. Children often put their hands or foreign objects in their mouths to bite, or irritated, restless, tired, insomnia, anorete … there may be a fever of about 38 degrees Celsius, with lymph nodes under the jaw.
Inflammatory diseases around the teeth: When gum disease is not cared for and treated, it develops into inflammation around the teeth. Gums will gradually fall off the teeth, creating deep pockets of benefits, which facilitate bacteria growth and exacerbate the degree of the disease. Not only that, the disease also causes the bones and ligaments surrounding the tooth to be destroyed gradually, causing the tooth to have no support, become wobbly and eventually fall off. Signs of inflammatory disease around the teeth: bad breath, swelling, redness, gum bleeding, painful sensations when chewing, wobbly teeth..
Bleeding from the teeth: Encountered when taking care of good teeth hygiene leads to gum inflammation, improper brushing of the teeth to damage the gums …
Signs of the disease: swollen, red, painful teeth. When speaking or breathing, the mouth smells bad, the teeth are swollen, the teeth are easy to shake, touch the teeth painlessly but pain in the surrounding gum area.
Brushing: remove plaque in the teeth, gently rub gums, clean the gum slits. Choose a toothbrush that fits your mouth, which makes it easy to put the brush in your mouth, the brush bristles are not too soft or too hard. Brush your teeth after eating, before bedtime and brush all three sides of the tooth: the outer surface, the inside and the chewing face. Brush your teeth rounded with incisiation, 45 degrees for molars for 3 minutes.
Limit sugar use: For all ages it is not recommended to eat a lot of sugar. Children should not eat confectionery before bedtime or before meals, do not snack but should eat into meals, finish eating must rinse their mouths, brush their teeth immediately.
Make tooth enamel stronger by using flour: children from 6 to 15 years old can rinse their mouths with a saline solution. Brush your teeth with flour-able toothpaste.
Regular check-up: your child should have a dental check-up every 6 months. Such regular dental examinations will help detect deep teeth to be treated early, avoiding complications.
In addition, it is necessary to avoid harmful habits for teeth, bones as well as soft tissue such as sucking fingers, pushing tongue, biting lips, cheeks or eating nails, gnashing teeth, breathing through the mouth.