'In a recent survey, we were surprised to find that most Indians don't give much importance or time to brushing their teeth. Yet, it is a vital step for dental health. A technically sound toothbrush and fluoride-based toothpaste are essential tools. And, since India is the diabetes capital of the world, you need to be extra careful, because there is a well-documented link between diabetes and gum diseases. All dental diseases are preventable, if diagnosed in the early stages. So be regular with your visits to the dentist,' says Dr Paul R Warren, vice president, Global Professional & Scientific Relations, P&G Professional Oral Health.
5 major dental ailments such as tooth decay, gum disease, bad breath, tar and staining of teeth and sensitivity to heat and cold begin to surface especially as you grow older.
Tips to take care of your teeth:
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