Dentist Louise Avtandilyan told that affects the development of caries, also listed the myths about the disease.
the Popular belief that in the fight against tooth decay helps frequent brushing is a fallacy, according to the website “Arguments and facts”. The doctor advises to brush the teeth two or three times a day, not more. Otherwise there is a risk of damage to the necks of the teeth. “And this is tooth decay just at hand,” — said the expert.
Avtandilyan urged not to get carried away toothpaste with whitening effect. According to her, they can lead to additional injuries of the enamel.
Another myth about tooth decay, the dentist called the help of chewing gum. In fact, as noted by the doctor, long chewing can cause problems with the salivary glands, which will later lead to the development of caries and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
the Expert concluded that the development of dental caries is influenced by the quality of food and the presence of diseases that cause dry mouth, reduced saliva and worsen its quality. In particular, we are talking about hypertension and diabetes.