Most common dental problems in adults

Most common dental problems in adults

Dental problems are common in adults and most of them can be prevented and treated if you diagnose them early. Let’s look into the most common dental problems in the adult stage and how it can be prevented. Connect with Aldana Dental Care Abu Dhabi for your queries and appointments.

  • Tooth Decay

Tooth decay/ cavities is a common dental problem found in adults. This condition occurs when the plaque combines with the sugar content of the food you eat and produces acid that damages the enamel. Cavities occur at any age and aging aids the condition. To prevent tooth decay, brush your teeth regularly, floss daily, avoid sugary food and visit a dentist for proper dental care.

  • Bad Breath

Bad breath is also known as halitosis, which can be caused by the conditions of cavities, oral cancer, gum disease, dry mouth and bacterial action. Consulting a doctor for the above conditions is the best way to prevent bad breath. Mouth wash is only a mask to the odor but not a remedy.

  • Gum Disease

Gum Disease or Gingivitis is an infection in the gums around the teeth. This causes tooth loss in adults. Smoking triggers gum disease and sometimes it may be a sign for heart diseases. Periodontitis is is the form of advanced gum disease. If you have swollen, red and bleeding gums along with bad breath, sensitive teeth and pain when chewing, consult a best dental care Abu Dhabi immediately. Regular dental check-ups, brushing and flossing can prevent gum diseases.

  • Mouth Sores

The common mouth sores include Canker sores, Fever blisters and Thrush. Canker sores occur inside the mouth and are not contagious. Fever blisters occur on the outer lips which are contagious and cannot be cured. Thrush is a type of yeast infection sores occurs in the mouth of infants, denture wearers, and people with diabetics and those who are treated for cancer. If you have mouth sores that last more than two weeks, better to consult a doctor.

  • Tooth Erosion

This is nothing but the loss of tooth caused due to the damage of enamel. You may feel sensitivity on tooth and can get severe dental problems like cracking. Tooth erosion can be prevented with proper oral care and consult a doctor if needed.

  • Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity is a common problem affecting many people. You feel discomfort and pain when you take sweets, cold drinks, hot drinks, ice creams etc and at times it is painful to brush and floss. It may be a sign of cracked or abscessed tooth. Sensitivity can be treated with the help of an expert doctor.

  • Tooth Aches

Tooth ache is one of the dental emergencies which is painful and need an urgent treatment. If you have an abscessed tooth, a cracked or broken tooth or accidentally broken or knocked a tooth, consult a dentist immediately.

Prevention is better than cure. Common dental problems can be avoided if you brush your teeth twice regularly, floss daily, quit smoking and consult a dentist whenever necessary. Find here about Aldana Dental care Abu Dhabi for a comprehensive dental care treatments.

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