It is important to give proper care to our teeth because once we lose them, we lose them forever. Do you know how to take care of your teeth? How many times do you brush your teeth? Is brushing your teeth enough? How often should you visit the dentist? These are the most common questions that usually comes into our minds we talk about oral health.
Here are some points which you should remember in order to correctly take care of your teeth:
How is the right way to brush?
The proper use of the toothbrush is the cleaning the teeth in 45 degree angle.
Slowly the brush up and down.
Each tooth brush should be 10 times each brush.
Prioritize first tooth on the bottom, before the top.
Brush to the left, the middle and right.
Also reach the back of your teeth.
Brush your teeth for at least 3 minutes.
Brush your teeth 3 times a day.
Here some additional tips:
If you can not afford to brush after meals, gargle thoroughly with water.
Use dental floss daily.
Floss at least once a day.
Buy a tongue cleaner or tongue cleaner.
Do not eat hard things which can break your teeth.
Just gently bite of pork, beef and other food which are hard to chew.
Avoid sugary foods like candy and chocolate.
Do not drink colored drinks such as soft drinks or iced tea and avoid smoking since it can cause discoloration of the teeth.
Consult your dentist every six months.