Oral health is a very important part of your overall health and well-being. Therefore, poor supervision of your dental health can negatively impact your overall health and mind. Moreover, poor dental health can cause many oral diseases like cavities, gum diseases, infection, and whatnot.
It may be unknown to you how many problems can occur in your mouth if you do not take good care of it. Pain can occur anywhere inside your mouth, like gum, teeth, root, the palate, tongue, or even jaw.
Let us know some possible reasons for aching inside the mouth:
The most basic cause of pain in your mouth may be cavities. With irregular brushing, the bad bacteria present in your mouth will leave a film of clear coat over your teeth known as plaque. This plaque build-up is home to cavities that eat down the enamel of your teeth, causing holes. These holes can open up to the nerves causing a severe toothache.
Regular brushing, flossing, and rinsing your mouth thoroughly can reduce cavities.
Teeth grinding is a habit that you do unconsciously. Continuous teeth grinding throughout the day or while sleeping can cause huge damage to your oral health. Grinding teeth can cause wearing down of enamel or even sore jaws, further resulting in pain. Grinding can be reduced with the help of mouthguards which are available readily or can be custom made.
Improper bite is when your mouth's upper and lower jaw does not align to give a strong bite. This can cause jaw disorders and pain in the mouth. This can also lead to other problems in the body, such as headaches, neck aches, or even sleep disorders. Sometimes dentists may use special splints to stabilize a bite or correct it with special orthodontic procedures, appliances, and restorations techniques.
How To Take Care Of Your Oral Health?
- Keeping your oral condition healthy is very simple if you maintain regularity.
- Brush your teeth twice (or thrice) a day after having every meal.
- Use fluoride toothpaste to brush twice in the morning and before going to bed.
- If possible, brush your teeth with plain water after having lunch.
- Brushing before bed is crucial since it is very unhygienic to go to sleep with a mouth full of germs.
- Floss regularly to remove food particles.
- Rinse with warm water during any pain and consult your dentist.
Dr. Jeanne V. Devi, DDS, and her team of dental assistants are here to offer expert treatment for all your oral health problems. Call us at (626) 795-2544 or visit our website for more details. We are located at 595 E Colorado Blvd Suite 603, Pasadena, CA 91101.