Eat mouth-healthy to negate the effects of corporate binging.
The corporate world surrounds you either with an upcoming project deadline or a sudden last minute change in your presentation. These unexpected situations bring along with them the most unwelcomed stress element. You are either required to wait back long hours working on your project completion or you are working towards attaining your future work goals. Stressful life events like these tend to generate cravings for comfort food binging. Positioning yourself before your laptops with a greasy cheeseburger may seem like the easiest elucidation for all your corporate woes. Halfway through the creamy burger, is when guilt usually sets in. Your faulty corporate eating habits have done nothing good to eliminate stress levels, but have made ways to degrade your oral hygiene. Nothing seems to stop you from hogging while at work, and soon you know that you have fallen prey to an eating disorder. Your dietary habits have a major role to play in defencing your dental care. The most common advice you get to hear to safeguard your dental condition is to curb the intake of sugary treats that may cause a cavity built-up in your tooth. Sugar and acid work hand-inhand in damaging your oral care. Unseen microbes called bacteria thrive in your mouth at all times. These harmful germs have the ability to form a sultry material called plaque that lies on the tooth surface. The moment there is sugar intake, the microbes in the plaque bolt up the sugary stuff and convert them into acids. These faulty acids have a great potent to melt the hard enamel covering your teeth. And with this, starts the process of cavity build-up. While at work, the constant chewing of gums to nibble on those lubricious treats almost throughout the day can be a major entry to the invading bacteria. By curbing your sugar intake, the bacteria won’t be able to produce enough acidic substances that eat away the enamel.
Before your corporate eating habits take a toll on your pearly whites, it’s important to make a note of the various dental effects caused by overeating while at work. u Scarce amount of iron can nurture the growth of blisters inside the mouth. u Inadequate quantities of vitamin B3 (also called as niacin) causes bad breath and canker sores in the mouth, causing gums to turn red and swollen, a sign of dental gingivitis. u The mouth can also be
tremendously dry, due to dehydration, and lips may become sore and dry.
While you work round-theclock, keeping a check over what you consume and also looking at the health quotient of the edibles consumed by you almost becomes a daunting task. Also, since we have the tendency of just sitting in one place, constant binging during work hours might not just hamper our healthy enamel but also contribute to weight gain and other weight related problems.
So what are the ways to cure this dental malady? u If you get the urge to binge, get your hands over nutritious edibles which are high in calcium, iron and vitamin B. u Maintain good oral health by regular brushing and flossing. Try and limit the number of times you tend to binge while at work. u Rinse your mouth with water or with sugar-free mouth rinse. u A dry mouth, or xerostomia, may be caused due to nausea and poor dental hygiene. This condition is the major cause behind decay of tooth. Moisturizing the mouth with water will help keep persistent decay at bay. u Avoid sugary or processed foods. u Consuming fresh fruits like strawberries and more salads in your daily routine makes the pearly whites beautiful. Leaf through the above mentioned guidelines and help yourself recover from the bingeeating episode while at work before it takes a toll on your healthy dental condition.