Oral care is what we have been taught since our childhood. A cavity can be just the starting of the oral problems which ends with the worse conditions.
Child oral care: With children, everything is challenging. Whether it is homework, green vegetables or brushing my teeth regularly and properly. Kid with an oral problem which is more common at the age of 5-19 years.
If the child is under 6 years make sure to be there when they are brushing. Always use a pea size toothpaste and spit it. With Kids when it comes to the difference between the spit and swallow, help them to understand the difference until they know it.
There are numerous risk factors when it's higher for your kid to get a cavity.
Adult oral care:
- Sugary food is one of the common and basic reasons for the cavity.
- If any family member has a cavity.
- Special care is required for kids' oral health.
- Most kids wear braces or orthodontics which are hard to clean by kids and require adult help.
The common problem with adult tooth care is ‘careless’ and ‘not giving proper time’. When it comes to adult oral care we don’t give enough time to us. The common problem in adults is tooth loss. Gum disease increases with age due to saliva production. Adult above 19 years have these common tooth problems:
Busy life no time:
More than 7 people out of 10 are avoiding their tooth problems until they become unbearable. According to the survey, adults know what can cause them harm but they still ignore the problem due to lack of time.
Due to saliva production more than 55% of people face gum diseases. This gum disease can lead to tooth loss, pain and many more oral infections.
Common problems like toothache, tooth loss and tooth bleeding is more common among adults aged 60-75. These infections can lead to pain and worse. The only option left at the last stage is to remove the tooth which is another way of tooth loss.
Cancer is the most common disease in adults and is caused by heavy drinking, tobacco consumption and smoking. Oral cancer is one of the worst diseases that destroy lives. This is common in adults due to this consumption and carelessness. We are taught to brush our teeth twice a day when we are kids but as we grow up due to workload and other stuff we forget what we are taught. Most of the adults skip their night brush due to several reasons.
Later this becomes the problem and causes the cavity which leads to several problems. Being cautious with whatever we eat, drink before bed can prevent oral problems.