1.Brush with fluoride toothpaste:
Brush your teeth at least twice a day and ideally after every meal using fluoride containing tooth.
Tooth brushing alone cannot remove plaque from all the surfaces of the teeth as 40% of the surfaces are interdental.
Therefore for interdental cleaning, a floss is more recommended because it can remove plaque and food particles from between the teeth.
Dental professionals recommend that a person flosses at least once a day after brushing.
3.Rinse your mouth
If your dentist feels you have a high risk of developing cavities, he or she may recommend the use of a mouth rinse with fluoride.
4.Visit your dentist regularly
Get professional teeth cleanings and regular oral exams to help you prevent or spot them early.
5.Consider dental sealants
A sealant is a protective plastic coating applied to the chewing surface of the back teeth.
6.Drink some tap water
Most public water supplies have added fluoride which can help reduce tooth decay significantly.
7.Avoid frequent snacking and sipping
Whenever you eat or drink beverages other than water, your mouth bacteria creates acids that can destroy the tooth enamel.
8.Consider fluoride treatments
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What are the natural remedies to fight cavities?
While visiting the dentist to have a cavity properly treated is effective.
There are are a few home remedies for preventing cavities from becoming deep or painful as listed below:
Oil of oregano to stop decay
Some people have achieved good results by using it as a natural antiseptic to prevent decay.
Establish a healthy PH level with xylitol
This is a natural sweetener which can help to prevent the spread of bacteria and prevent tooth decay.
Clove oil for pain relief and prevention
Cloves are an established natural remedy to treat tooth ache.
Neem bark to fight infection
You can brush with been sticks or chew on the leaves to destroy cavity causing bacteria.
Green tea as a natural fluoride treatment
Drinking UN sweetened or at least sugar free green tea daily can help to eliminate harmful bacteria build up in your mouth.
Keep teeth healthy with licorice root
Chewing on it helps to slow tooth decay.
Nothing beats good dental hygiene habits
All of the above remedies can help to treat a problem which has already developed, but the defense is a good offense.
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