Why are there holes in the teeth? Truth and fiction
 Almost all the things around the world, there are many conjectures, guesses and myths that are very far from the truth. Where do they come - it's hard to say, but we continue to believe in them, until someone they do not scatter. I touched it and the rules for the care of teeth.

Teeth are important for a person not only practical, but also from an aesthetic point of view. Therefore, we strive to take good care of the oral, visit the dentist, etc. But sometimes we are going in the wrong direction if we hope only to take care of them. Caries and its result - holes in the teeth surrounded by a halo of myths that should debunk. So you can take care of the oral cavity, based solely on the facts.

"Sugar - the main cause of cavities and holes in the teeth."   Myth only 50%. Tooth decay and its consequences caused by the activity of bacteria that live in our mouth. They feed on carbohydrates, which, in turn, applies to sugar and rice, potatoes, bread, fruits and vegetables. These bacteria produce acid, which eats away at our teeth. As a result, holes are formed are small, and that settled these same bacteria.

 Why are there holes in the teeth? Truth and fiction
   The most interesting thing that no brush, no thread can not survive them out and they continue to make itself easy acid, and the hole becomes more and more.

But do not just scared. Carbohydrates do not cause large-scale kick right in the teeth. Therefore, regular visits to the dentist and brushing teeth disaster will not happen. The main danger lies in the sugary beverages: juices, sweet carbonated water, etc. If you overuse them, then get ready for the fact that the holes will appear much earlier than you planned.

"Products containing acid lead to formation of holes in the teeth."   But it's true. Lemons, citrus juices, etc. It does not cause caries as such, but they weaken the tooth enamel, resulting in the formation of holes in the teeth.

 Why are there holes in the teeth? Truth and fiction
 "Children holes in the teeth appear more frequently than in adults."   This is a myth. If the child is just to explain how to take care of teeth, it should be no problem. But the older generation the risk of caries with all its consequences is large enough. For example, some drugs dried oral cavity as a result of saliva produced in insufficient quantities. It is said that our saliva has some good antibacterial properties and helps neutralize the acid, which is produced by bacteria.

"If you put an aspirin next to a sick tooth, it will remove the pain."   Myth. Never done. Pain relief brings the use of pain medication inside. Aspirin is an acid, which may start to corrode gums that may cause inflammation.

"If the tooth has been treated, no cavities or holes in the teeth will be more than well."   But it's true. Perhaps cavities appear, but not in the same place. Therefore, you should not relax.

 Why are there holes in the teeth? Truth and fiction
 "The holes are formed between the teeth."   It is true, as is most often the bacteria settle there. The fact that between the teeth - the most difficult place to the brush.

"Hypersensitivity teeth - sign of tooth decay."   Myth. Hypersensitivity is most often associated with close to the surface of nerve endings. And so, there are many reasons why teeth are very sensitive.

"Caries and holes in the teeth of the child - not a cause for concern."   Myth. Even for baby teeth to care. In addition, tooth decay can lead to soreness and blisters. It is even considered that the state of the milk teeth will affect the state of constant.

Some truths, which are all the time forget:

 Why are there holes in the teeth? Truth and fiction
   1. Brush your teeth twice a day.

2. It is best to use a brush with soft bristles or medium hardness, with a narrow rounded nose, make it easier to clean the whole mouth.

3. Change your brush every 3 - 4 months.

4. If possible, replace conventional brush for electricity. Recent studies have shown that it is more effective. Best of all, if it is the rotating part.

5. Brush your teeth, remember that you need to keep a toothbrush at an angle of 45 degrees. And during the procedure do not press on it hard. Make circular movements back and forth.

6. Brush your teeth on all sides: the front, from the language and from the top.

7. The language to be cleaned, starting from the base and ending with the tip. Pure language, you are struggling to breath and improve it in a hygienic atmosphere.

And most importantly - always once a year shows the dentist. Do not be lazy, otherwise then you will spend much more time at this doctor, than in the survey. In the worst case, you lose a tooth, which then will have to restore.
Author: Vera Karabutova