Thursday, 10 December 2015

Dental and oral health care tips

Oral health means 'good teeth'. Dental and oral health includes lots of smile. It allows us to speak, smile, touch and taste. Dental health is very important because some critical diseases are arises due to dental health such as oral cancer, mouth ulcers, tooth sensitivity and tooth wear. 

   1.  Brush twice a day:

To brush daily is very important because a toothpaste and a correct brushing action work to remove plaque, a sticky, harmful film of bacteria that grows on your teeth that causes cavities, gum disease and tooth loss. Brush for 2 to three minutes.

   2.  Chuck your toothbrush:

Change the head of your toothbrush at least every two to three months. The best way to brush is by placing your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle against your gums and gently moving it in a circular motion, rather than a back-and-forth motion. 

   3.  Keep your equipment clean:

Wash your toothbrush after brushing. Store your toothbrush in an upright position and air-dry until using it again. Don't regularly cover toothbrushes or store them in closed containers the growth of bacteria.

    4.   Leave Bad habits:

Avoid cigarettes and smokeless tobacco, which may contribute to gum disease and oral cancer.

   5.  Clean your tongue:

Use a tongue scraper every morning to remove tongue plaque and fresh your breath. Bad breath is the buildup because of bacteria on the tongue due to scrapping daily.

   6.  Teeth Whitening:
Teeth whitening is recover from various ways such as coconut oil rinse, strawberry, salt and baking soda scrub, Baking soda and lemon juice paste.

   7.  Avoid Surgery foods:

Sugary drinks, including soft drinks and fruit drinks, pose a special threat because people tend to sip them, raising acid levels over a long period of time.

   8.  Eat healthy:

Everyone’s need a healthy diet is good to healthy teeth. Healthy foods including grains, nuts, fruits and vegetables and dairy products will provide all the nutrients you need.


  1.  About 18 inches of floss and wind it around the middle fingers of both hand. Hold the floss tightly between your thumbs.

  2.  When the floss reaches the gum line curve it into a C shape against one tooth.

  3.  Hold the floss tightly against the tooth. Rub the side of the tooth moving the floss away from the gum with up and down motions.

  4.  To remove the floss use the same back and forth motion to bring the floss up and away from the teeth.

    5. For handling floss, Use an inter dental cleaner such as a special wooden or plastic pick, stick or brush designed to clean between the teeth.  

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