Holi - Safety Tips
Holi, the festival of colours has arrived and it’s time to embrace the spirit of the festival to the fullest. Just like every other year we all are too excited to smear the colours on our loved ones.
There is no doubt that Holi is one of the most loved festivals of India, but there are dangers associated with the event too. So here are few tips and suggestions from Dream Smile Dental Clinic Ranchi to make your Holi safe and joyous.
By Dream Smile Dental Clinic
Cracked Tooth –
Happily enjoying Holi candies and ice cream, and suddenly, you discover that you have broken or chipped a tooth, just Don’t Panic.
There may or may not be noticeable symptoms for cracked tooth, but make a dental appointment right away anyway.
In the meantime, try the following self-care measures:
– If the tooth is painful, take over-the-counter pain medications, such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen
– Rinse your mouth with warm salt water.
– Use cold compression against the cheek if there is swelling
– If you must eat, eat soft foods and avoid biting down on the broken tooth.
Removable tooth appliances
Holi is considered as a very passionate festival. You cannot decrease the level of enthusiasm of your friends, but what you can do from your side is to take precautions. If you are using any removable tooth appliances like Elastics, Positioners, Retainers, Separators, dentures etc, Please keep them home. Prevent it from getting stained, breaking or losing them.
If you have braces, it is advised to wear a mouth guard. Or at least avoid any aggressive facial contact which can lead to breakage of the brackets or injury to your inner side of cheeks, lips and tongue.
If you recently have went through any cosmetic filling or teeth whitening, Do wear a retainer to avoid staining of teeth.
Use dental caps to save your teeth from any sort of fracture or unwanted stains.
Safest way to reduce chances of damage to your teeth, lips, cheeks and tongue is by using a customized mouth-guard.
They are all precautionary methods to be followed for having a happy, safe and prosperous Holi. But in case anything goes wrong, DON’T PANIC.
We will always be there for your help.
Happy Holi !!!