Q. If i brush and floss everyday at home, do i still need routine cleaning to be done in dental office?
A. Its good you are keeing your teeth clean. However you still need twice a year cleaning to be done in dental office, to remove stains and hard tarter that cannot be removed at home. In addition dentist will also look for early signs of cavities and any other dental problems.
Q. Why do hot and cold foods hurt my teeth?
A. You may have thinning of enamel from gasteroesophageal reflux disease, called GERD in short. In this acid from stomach comes in the mouth and results in eroding the hard layer of enamel of your teeth.
Q. Is my diet important for healthy teeth?
A. Certainly, healthy and balanced diet is as important for teeth as it is for other parts of the body.
Q. What is a balanced diet?
A. A well balanced diet consists of enough varieties of food to give you the essential proteins and minerals necessary for normal growth and maintenance of health. Follow the USDA Food Guide Pyramid for guide lines.
Q. Why breakfast is the most important meal of the day?
A. Because it gives you the energy for whole day’s work.