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Tips for healthy teeth

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We should maintain our teeth clean and in good condition

 

  • Clean the teeth after eating using tooth brush and dental floss.
  • Use fluoride containing tooth paste.
  • Use tooth brush which has soft bristles
  • Use the correct tooth brush and floss it correctly
  • Brush your teeth at least 2 times a day, once in morning and once in night.
  • Visit your dentist regularly. At least have dental check up every 6 months.
  • If you get any bleeding while brushing or flossing, do not ignore it.
  • Do not use any tobacco products, since they can increase the risk of gum disease, cancer of mouth and throat.
  • Avoid chewing on hard objects to prevent cracking of a tooth.
  • Always wear a mouth guard while playing the sports
  • Avoid drinking tea and coffee often to prevent teeth decay.
  • See the dentist if you have periodontal disease, gum bleeding during brushing, red and swollen gums, bad breath, loose teeth, pus between the teeth and gums.
  • In the babies avoid using bottle feeding to prevent tooth decay.
  • Try using electric tooth brush for removal of plaque.
  • Keeps your gums healthy and strong by flossing the teeth between and down the gum line to dislodge the food particles and build up from plaque.
  • Get a dental examaintion done every year.