Dental Care: A Surefire Killer Smile

Written by Charlene J. Nuble

A smile freshens uprepparttar face better than any make-up can do. A killer smile will make everyone look and stare. You do not have to have a perfect set of teeth but keeping your pearly whites clean and your breath smelling fresh will definitely be life changing.

Brushing your teeth twice a day is an essential dental care. This helps prevent tooth decay and gum disease. The size and shape of your toothbrush should fitrepparttar 143625 mouth to enablerepparttar 143626 brush to reach all areas easily. Using a toothpaste containing fluoride is also another tip in dental care for fluoride helps protect your teeth from decay. It is also a vital dental care if you clean betweenrepparttar 143627 teeth using floss or interdental cleaners which remove plaque fromrepparttar 143628 in between areasrepparttar 143629 toothbrush can't reach. This also prevents gum disease.

Brushingrepparttar 143630 teeth is not as easy as you thought it is. You might not believe this but brushingrepparttar 143631 teeth is more than brushingrepparttar 143632 teeth, spitting outrepparttar 143633 water, and gargling. The following are tips in brushing that will definitely vamp your personal dental care.

• Brush at a 45 degree angle in short, half-tooth-wide strokes againstrepparttar 143634 gumline • In brushing chewing surfaces, holdrepparttar 143635 brush flat and brush back and forth • Tilt brush vertically and use gentle up and down strokes with toe of brush in brushing inside surfaces of front teeth • Brushrepparttar 143636 tongue in a back-to-front sweeping motion to remove food particles and freshenrepparttar 143637 mouth.

As mentioned earlier, flossing is a vital part in dental care and similar with brushing, there is a proper way in doing it. The following will teach you how to floss properly and get that great smile.

• Wrap an 18-inch strand around your middle fingers and hold a one inch section tightly. • Ease floss between teeth and clean up and down several times while curving aroundrepparttar 143638 tooth atrepparttar 143639 gumline. • Always floss behindrepparttar 143640 last tooth and unwind clean floss as your proceed. • Floss aroundrepparttar 143641 abutment teeth of a bridge and under artificial teeth with a floss threader.

It has been said that a person should visitrepparttar 143642 dentist at least twice a year and that saying is not just a maxim passed from a parent to a child forrepparttar 143643 sake of passing but in fact is a type of dental care that we all should be responsive. Brushing and flossing will never be enough to keep your pearly whites unbelievably clean and your mouth smelling fresh. Visiting your dentist at least once in six months will ensure that killer smile you thought only existed in commercials.

Sugar High: Diabetes The Killer Disease

Written by Charlene J. Nuble

Lately, you pee a lot. You always feel thirsty and you always feel hungry. You always feel tired. Your vision blurs most ofrepparttar time. Your wounds heal longer that it used to. If these things are happening to you, now isrepparttar 143624 time to worry. You might have diabetes.

Diabetes is a disease characterized by high level of blood sugar. This is due to faulty insulin production, insulin action, or both. Diabetes can lead to serious complications then eventually to premature death if not controlled correctly. So to better prevent diabetes or treat it if you already have diabetes, equip yourself withrepparttar 143625 ins and outs ofrepparttar 143626 sickness.

There are two types of diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2. In both types, early detection and early treatment will reducerepparttar 143627 chances of developing serious health problems.

Type 1 diabetes was formerly known as juvenile diabetes or insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. Type 1 diabetes matures quickly and symptoms are very visible. This type of diabetes occurs whenrepparttar 143628 body’s immune system destroys pancreatic cells. These cells arerepparttar 143629 insulin producing cells. This type of diabetes affects mostly children and young adults. Risk factors for type 1 diabetes include autoimmune, genetics, and environmental factors.

The exact cause of this form of diabetes is still unknown but it is believed that this is triggered by a virus or an allergen which stimulatesrepparttar 143630 immune system ofrepparttar 143631 baby, kid or young adult to attackrepparttar 143632 beta cells inrepparttar 143633 pancreas.

Type 1 diabetes symptoms include fatigue, recurrent urination, thirst, weight loss, sweet smelling breath and difficulty in breathing. If type 1 diabetes is left undiagnosed and untreated, this will lead to labored breathing, coma, and death.

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