Teeth are the major part of our body and we all need dental care every day. Ever person wants to have a great smile for which they need a good oral hygiene! Having poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems in the future such as gum disease, infection,bone loss, heart disease, strokes and more. Regular checkups and cleanings can prevent these problems as well as provide you with good oral hygiene. Here we will discuss about how we can make a healthy, strong and disease free teeth.
1. Select the right type of tooth brush for your teethSelect the best toothbrush for your teeth
There are so many shapes, sizes and styles of toothbrushes on the market. Hence it is so difficult for deciding which kind to buy. Here's what you should look for:
(i) Most dental professionals agree that a soft-bristled brush is best for removing plaque and debris from your teeth. Small-headed brushes are also preferable,since they can better reach all areas of the mouth, including hard-to-reach back teeth
(ii) When it comes to the type of handle (such as non-slip grip or flexible neck), shape of the head (tapered or rectangular) and style of bristles (such as rippled, flat or trimmed to a dome shape), pick whatever is most comfortable for you. The best toothbrush is one that fits your mouth and allows you to reach all teeth easily
(iii) For many,a powered toothbrush is a good alternative. It can do a better job of cleaning teeth, particularly for those who have difficulty brushing or who have limited manual dexterity.
(iv) It is very important when it comes to choose the best toothbrush for your child, you should opt for one that he/she will use properly and regularly. There are a variety of disposable and electric options available for kids. And they come in a variety of colors and often feature children's favorite characters from classic stories and popular cartoons. Some varieties even play music to help your child know how long to brush.
2. How much time we will brush our teethTake only two minutes for brushing your teeth
The scientists said we should brush our teeth twice daily or even better if we try three times a day. We should Brush our teeth each morning and each evening. Two minutes are enough for brush your teeth. This will give you the time you need to get to all surfaces of your teeth. Make sure you remember the backs of your teeth we can divide our teeth into four sides. For example, bottom of the right and left hand side and on the top right and left side. Now we can brush each side of our teeth for 30 seconds. Many of us watch TV, read story or talking with someone on the mobile while brushing our teeth. It’s not fair. Taking too much time for brush we decay enamels of our teeth, as result dental erosion occurs. Dental erosion is very sensitive to the cold water or hot tea. In such a problem we can use toothpaste that works on dental sensitivity or can do a dental felling.
3. Do not rubbing and brush your teeth firmlyDo not brush your teeth firmly
Many people do their brush hardly and firmly for quickly clean and white their teeth. But that is not good for teeth health. Too much rubbing and hard brushing cause gums and teeth decay. So we should brush our teeth slowly, side by side. Remember all the sides of our teeth have to clean properly.
4. Right way to brush your teethRight way to brush your teeth
Experts say, at first place the toothbrush 45º (degree) angles with your teeth and then brush all the sides equally. Brush inner sides and outer parts of your teeth eventually. You should careful about that there is no food particle or dust may stay inner and outer side of your teeth. Your tongue also should clean with brush at same time.
You must teach your children good oral hygiene habits by having them start brushing as soon as they get their first baby teeth. Cavities in baby teeth will be just as uncomfortable as cavities in permanent teeth.
5. Brush or scrape your tongue regularlyA woman scraping her tongue
The surface of your tongue is uneven. This means that food particles and bacteria often get trapped there.This then becomes a source of bacteria which gets transferred to your teeth.
(i) You can brush gently or use a special tongue scraper. Some toothbrushes even have a rough, rubbery patch on the back which you can use for this purpose.
(ii) Scrape gently so that you don’t injure your tongue. It shouldn’t hurt. When you finish, rinse your mouth out to get rid of the debris and bacteria.
6. Change your starting place for brushing your teeth at different timesDifferent starting place for brushing your teeth
Do you start brush your teeth from same place every time? Most of us do the same thing. If we start from different places at different times for brush our teeth,then it will be more effective. For example If you start brush from upper jaw today, then for tomorrow you can start brush from lower jaw and end with upper sides. With the changing in the habit it will be more effective and helpful for your teeth.