Your smile is what makes you beautiful. But are you doing anything to keep that smile beautiful? Are you following the right dental hygiene techniques to keep your smile forever pretty?
If not, then you must read this article and adapt a few simple tips to maintain proper dental hygiene. Moreover, it is very important to know the right way to brush your teeth. Let’s give all these dental hygiene tips a good read.
Brush twice a day that too using the right technique
Everybody knows how important it is to brush your teeth twice a day to keep all the bacteria away and keep teeth strong and shiny. Most of the people do not know the right way to brush teeth causing them to damage tooth enamel and gums.
You should brush your teeth in small circular motions, taking the brush to front, top and back of every tooth.
You should use a soft toothbrush and should not go too harsh on your teeth as it might cause the problem of sensitivity and cause permanent damage to our protective enamel.
Also, it is advised by the American Dental Association (ADA) that everyone should change their toothbrush every three months or when the brush starts to look frayed.
Must have Fluoride
The most important factor while choosing your toothpaste should be that it must have Fluoride. Teeth whitening and flavoured toothpaste are not the only factors to be followed.
Fluoride fights the germs which cause tooth decay. Fluoride does not have any other impact on your health. It just works around your dental hygiene.
Floss once a day
Flossing your teeth is as important as brushing. Make floss once a day as a regular practice. It removes plaque, bad breath caused by food stuck in between your teeth and lowers the inflammation.
The correct way to floss your teeth is to hold a floss in between your thumb and index finger. Move it in between each tooth of yours in “C-Shape” up and down, working it beneath the gum line on both the sides. Rinse your mouth with an antibacterial mouth wash or warm water.
Mouthwashes not only cleanse the area with are hard to brush but it provides required minerals to your teeth. Apart from that, it reduces the amount of acid in the mouth.
You can consider any mouthwash as per your dentist or pharmacist recommendation and must follow the instructions of how many times is to be used as per the brand you take.
Make regular visits to your dentist
Your oral hygiene is maintained by your daily life habits. You must visit your dentist twice a year for cleaning up of your mouth and to know about do’s and don’ts you need to follow as per you’re eating and your daily life habits apart from following daily hygiene tips.
Clean your tongue daily
Plaque deposits are common on your tongue causing bad breath and other oral health problems. Do not forget to clean your tongue daily using a tongue cleaner.
Rinse your mouth with warm saline water
Salt has miraculous properties when it comes to dental hygiene. Mix salt to warm water and rinse your mouth by swishing it in your mouth in all directions at least 3 times a day. It makes your teeth strong and gets you relieved from dental problems you are not even aware of!
These are the best dental hygiene tips that we have heard of resulted best for people. If you know any other oral care tips share with us in comments below!
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