It is said that good teeth are gateway to good health. Your teeth have very vital role in your digestive system. A minor complication with your teeth not only disturbs your digestive system but also results in severe pain.
Dental caries also known as tooth decay is an infection caused by a series of different bacteria harming the structure of tooth by making cavities and holes in it. You experience extreme level of pain in dental caries and if not treated in time and can end up losing of the infected tooth or even death in severe cases.
Every person is bound to get infected with dental caries at least once in his or her life. The bacterium produces a specific acid which harms your tooth by using other components in your mouth like carbohydrates, sucrose and fructose.
The dilemma that lurks with tooth decay is that you won't even know that you are infected because the first symptom of dental caries is a white spot appearing on your infected tooth and there are very rare chances that you would ever be able to notice that. In most of the cases you come to know about your infection when it's in very serious stage and at that is the point you are exposed to extreme toothache.
Tooth being sensitive to cold and hot, toothache, experiencing pain while eating, visible hole or cavities in teeth and pus around the area of infected teeth are regarded as common symptoms of dental caries.
In some cases symptoms like bad taste of mouth, bad breadth, loose teeth, experiencing pain while brushing your teeth, swollen and bleeding gums are also associated with tooth decay.
Dental caries are conventionally treated with fluoride treatments and artificial filling of cavities. These treatments never solve the problem of decay and after a certain time chances of re-infection are very high.
Natural remedies are found and tested to be very effectual in treatment of tooth decay.
Since garlic being very effective anti bacterial agent; placing a garlic clove on infected tooth is the most common and the oldest remedy you could ever find. Likewise Margosa sticks used with the similar application are also very effective in treating dental caries.
Applying oregano oil on the infected tooth also relieves the patient form tooth decay pain and complication. Further mouth wash using Listerine is also considered very effective in treatment of decay.
Oral hygiene is very important for treating dental caries. Food components like peppermint, ginger and turmeric powder possess huge natural tendency towards fighting oral bacteria and delivery a high level of oral hygiene.
Yogurt is also food item having similar efficacy toward oral bacteria. Consumption of unsweetened yogurt daily in breakfast is highly recommended for the patients of tooth decay.
Vitamin C rich diets and highly recommended during the dental caries. As the calcium is a vital element for nourishment of your teeth. Oranges, lemon and leafy vegetables are well known high sources of vitamin C.
Calcium is also a very vital element for health of your teeth. Consumption of calcium rich diets like milk, cheese and strawberries are very helpful for prevention of decay.
A glass of green tea is also highly recommended for dealing with predicament of tooth decay. The green tea not only fights oral bacteria but also cleans your body facilitates internal immune system to fight with infections.
Further beverages, soda, food items with high sugar level are to be avoided during infection. Drinking lots of water is highly advised for treatment of dental caries.