Learn about Oral Health and Gingivitis Video

Benefits of a daily oral care routine include fresh breath, a whiter smile and good health. Regular brushing and oral maintenance is necessary to prevent gingivitis and plaque build-up for healthy teeth and gums.
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Female Speaker 1: This is a pretty typical scene, but have you given much thought to how important in looking after your teeth really is? Female Speaker 2: For me, the first thing I think of when I brush my teeth would be having a fresh breath and it's also benefit that my smile looks wider. Female Speaker 1: That there is a lot more to consider than just fresh breathe and sparkling teeth, Dentist Doctor Maryam Adibfar. Maryam Adibfar: What I see in my practice is that more and more of my patients are interested in more cosmetic procedures such as whitening their teeth. But still the basic oral health is a big issue. Seven out of ten Canadians may develop gingivitis in their life time, and many of them might not even be aware of it. If it's left untreated, gives common gum disease, which lead to more serious oral health problems such as period untidiest. In most serious cases that bone and gum tissues start to erode, teeth starts to become mat loose and eventually fall out. The good news is that gingivitis is preventable, and it's reversible if its cause early enough. Before you consider having any cosmetic procedures, it's important that you have a healthy foundation of teeth and gums. Female Speaker 1: Doctor Adibfar says the easiest way to treat gingivitis is don't get at in the first place. Maryam Adibfar: When choosing our care product, look for the Canadian Dental Associations seal of recognition. Those products bearing the seal have been reviewed by the Canadian Dental Association and have been demonstrated specific oral healthcare benefit. Crest Oral health tooth paste, for example is recognized by the Canadian Dental Association for more areas than any other tooth paste, including gingivitis protection, plague build up, and fresh breathe. Sheriga Metarco: And along with the good daily oral care routine at home, its important to schedule regular check ups with your dentist, who can ensure that small problems like gingivitis don't turn into big ones. For more information on our oral health, check out prohealthcanada.com Sheriga Metarco reporting.

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