Review Article
Volume 19 Issue 3 - 2020
Dental Hygiene is Best Prevention of Dental Diseases
Siniša Franjić*
Faculty of Law, International University of Brcko District, Brcko, Bosnia and Herzegovina
*Corresponding Author: Siniša Franjić, Faculty of Law, International University of Brcko District, Brcko, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Received: January 17, 2020; Published: February 27, 2020




Abstract

Dental hygiene is the best prevention against caries and other dental diseases, and it is best to adopt healthy habits from an early age. Dental professionals advise that we should brush our teeth at least twice a day: in the morning and before bedtime, while some say it is advisable to brush after each meal. The best prevention of dental and gum disease is adequate dental hygiene, which also involves regular visits to the dentist - an average of two to four times a year, or even more frequently if some specific diseases are involved.

Keywords: Promotion; Education; Fear; Prevention

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Citation: Siniša Franjić. “Dental Hygiene is Best Prevention of Dental Diseases”. EC Dental Science 19.3 (2020): 01-05.

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