Dental Hygiene In Dental Care

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We all know that having a great smile and clean breath can make or break our first experience with people and while dental care has come a long way since we put baking soda on our fingers to clean our teeth. Having poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems such as gum disease, bone loss (when using dentures), infection and more. Even a regular oral hygiene routine might not be enough if you include other teeth damaging habits in your repertoire. Consider the following dental hygiene tips to help you attain satisfactory dental hygiene. 1. Toothbrushes Although some ancient civilizations used frayed twigs to clean their teeth, we have toothbrushes which have different sizes and shapes these days and finding one that…show more content…
Ask a dentist if an electric tooth brush is right for you. Electric tooth brushes have been shown by experts and toothbrush makers to clean teeth way better than manual toothbrushes. 2. Toothpaste Using an antimicrobial toothpaste which contains fluoride, can help protect your teeth from decay. Toothpaste is important to oral health because it helps fights off periodontal (gum) disease and to remove plaque and its bacterial buildup on teeth. However, with the dizzying array of toothpaste choices in a typical drugstore aisle, it can be daunting to try and find one that 's right for you. This makes it imperative to seek out the recommendations of your dentist, especially with those having special needs, such as teeth sensitive to cold or heat, or problems with tartar buildup. 3. Brushing Brush your teeth twice per day with a soft-bristled brush. Cleaning and brushing between your teeth every day is the best possible way to remove plaque. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove dental plaque. Using a toothbrush that has the right fit for your hand and shape of your mouth will allow you to reach all the way to your back teeth. Floss daily to remove plaque from between your teeth and under your gum line, plaque is the sticky biofilm on your teeth and it is the main cause of tooth decay and inflammation of the gums, called gingivitis, cleaning plaque from your teeth is necessary before it can harden into tartar which can only be professionally

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