Oral Hygiene: What’s In Your Mouth?

Dental Habits

What is in your mouthMany of us have a very rigorous daily routine. Ever since we were children, our parents taught us that in order to avoid cavities and other unpleasant dental pathology, we must floss, rinse and brush twice per day thoroughly. Although this is a great habit to adapt, there are still many different varieties of bacteria found within the mouth.

Why do people develop this bacteria and plaque? This oral plaque is a very stubborn material, which sticks to the surfaces of the teeth and surrounding structures. It is also developed within the microscopic components of the saliva. As these tiny organisms accumulate in number, they cause a higher threat to oral health. When a certain number and strength is developed, dental and periodontal disease will likely occur.

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