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Q2More than just dental hygiene, oral health encompasses the whole mouth, which includes componentsthat enable us to perform a variety of tasks. In order to safeguard my dental health, I've developed aregular routine of brushing, flossing, and other procedures. Fluoridated water and fluoride toothpasteare part of my daily routine. As a result, I clean and floss my teeth properly twice a day to eliminatedental plaque, and I also use fluoride toothpaste. Being smoke-free is something I'm proud of in mydental health since it helps prevent disease. I've never had a terrible odor because of my habit of doingthese exercises. However, what I'm failing to consider is the fact that in the past, I neglected my dentalhygiene, which resulted in cavities.Due to my oral history pertaining dental cavities I have adopted the need to see the dentist regularly.Even though I don't have any natural teeth or wear dentures, I make it a point to see my dentist at leasttwice or three times a year in my oral history. One of the primary reasons I attend the dentist on aregular basis is to maintain excellent dental health, which gives me confidence when I speak.Bacteria are typically kept in check by the body's defense mechanisms and regular oral hygiene practiceslike brushing and flossing on a regular basis. The germs in our mouths may grow to dangerous levels ifwe don't brush and floss our teeth and gums on a regular basis (Hales, 2016). Microbial species anddental problems aggravation may have a role in several disorders, according to some researchers. Tokeep you healthy and free of disease-causing germs, saliva flushes away food particles and nullifies theacids generated by oral bacteria. I am not surprised about this connection as oral health is very essentialin overall body health (Mayo Clinic, n.d.)Q3In my own personal experience mental health issues include anything that interferes with your ability tothink, feel, or behave normally. During my time with my colleague, he acquired symptoms such as long-term depression as well as excessive concerns, worries, and anxiety about many aspects of everyday life.Their frequency and duration are entirely up to the individual. He had a negative impact on theircapacity to interact with people and carry out his daily tasks including learning.I have learned that mental disorder my lead to various other disorders and negative effects on someone.Symptoms may be severe enough to interfere with day-to-day activities including sleeping, feeding, andfunctioning. People with bipolar illness have a wide range of mood and energy swings as well as aninability to focus on daily duties. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders (OCD) is yet another condition that hasbeen linked to mental illness. (National Institute of Mental Health, n.d.). People who suffer from thisillness are plagued by irrational, uncontrolled ideas (obsessions) and actions that they feel compelled toengage in again and over again. Suicidal thoughts and actions may be triggered by a variety of mentalhealth issues (Hales, 2016). Most people who take their own lives have a mental illness, such asdepression. Suicide avoidance, crisis response, and interpersonal violence should all be sought out assoon as a person shows any of these warning signals.

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