How important is dental health? Many misconceptions among people regarding dental treatment

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale - Senior Editor
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Pankaj Singta/Shimla: Dental health or oral health is an integral part of any person's life. People are often very uncomfortable about their oral health and do not pay much attention to it. Apart from this, there are many misconceptions among the people regarding oral health, like cleaning teeth makes teeth weak or removing teeth makes eyes weak etc. People do not pay much attention to cleaning their teeth, about which it is very important for people to be aware.

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PressNews24 spoke to Dr. Ashu Gupta, Principal of IGMC Dental College, regarding dental health or oral health. Dr. Ashu Gupta said that oral health or dental health is an integral part of any person's life. It is the only way to get any kind of food in the body. Which is our mouth. Therefore, it becomes very important to take care of the health of your mouth including your teeth.

So many people in the state have problems
Dr. Gupta told that about 60 to 70 percent of the people in Himachal Pradesh have bad oral health. People do not take care of their teeth and mouth. If you want to keep your teeth healthy then it is mandatory to brush twice a day. In this, it is very important to clean the teeth with a brush after having food in the morning and before sleeping at night. If teeth are not cleaned before sleeping at night, then food remains stuck in the teeth throughout the night and can cause many types of diseases.

What types of misconceptions do people have?
Dr. Gupta told that people have many types of misconceptions regarding dental treatment. Many times people say that removing teeth weakens the eyes, which is completely wrong. Apart from this, some people also say that brushing teeth makes teeth weak, this is also completely wrong. People should not follow all these misconceptions, if any kind of disease or problem occurs, it is very important to consult a dentist.

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