Maintaining Healthy Teeth and Mouth

Maintaining  teeth and mouth health is not new for us all. This activity routinely do each of us shower. But health care is indeed the most important compared with other parts of the body. Why? because of all the foods and drinks that enter the body through the mouth and teeth. Of course we do not want that mouth and teeth are less healthy to make our bodies sick.

Many articles mention about how to care for oral and dental health. This time we discuss a simple way.

First, familiarize yourself to brush your teeth at least twice a day, that is, after breakfast and before bed at night. When sleeping, your mouth shut and do not circulate causing saliva, bacteria will breed more than twice as much. Bacteria are more and more will damage your teeth and gums. Therefore, brush your teeth before bed is very important to prevent tooth and gum problems worse.

Secondly, you should brush your teeth immediately after eating foods that are sweet and sticky. Sweet food scraps that are not immediately cleared the main cause of cavities. Similarly, sticky foods, these foods should be cleaned so as not to accumulate and the more difficult to clean later.

Third, choose a toothbrush that has soft bristles. Many people assume that the brushing harder will be the net result. This assumption is wrong because brushing with hard will cause erosion of the email (protective layer) teeth.

Fourth, apply a good way to brush your teeth and correct. Brush your teeth with a direction upwards and downwards or from the gum towards the tooth tip.

Fifth, you should replace your toothbrush every three months or when bristles are blooming. The placement of the toothbrush must also be considered. Lay it on the toothbrush in the bathroom with the cover closed or put in a cupboard behind the mirror in your bathroom to avoid contamination of germs and bacteria.

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