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How to maintain the teeth clean ?

hi i am 28 years old, i do brush my teeth twice in a day still my teetch is not so clean as it should be please give me some tips for clean teetch and for godo teetch thanks
Fri, 5 Apr 2013
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Dentist 's  Response
Welcome to HCM

I would like to mention few things that will help you to maintain your teeth:-
1. Brush your teeth regularly in proper method.
2. Remove any irritants if any which causes gingivitis.
3. Remove plaque mechanically using chlorhexidine mouthwashes, listerine or triclosan.
4. Use soft bristle toothbrush and dental floss.
5. Brush your teeth in back-forth and up-down motion.
6. Visit your dentist and get your teeth cleaned professionally to remove the subgingival plaque in every 6 months.

Take Care
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Dentist Dr. Sonia Nayab's  Response
there are some tips for maintaining good oral hygiene
brush your teeth twice aday for about three minutes and use a soft bristle tooth brush
rinse your mouth well after eating,especially after eating sweet food
floss your teeth
go for scaling twice a year
if you have a bad breath then use a mouth wash
i hope these tips will help you

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Dentist Dr. Bindiya Bhaskar's  Response
Hello and welcome to hcm forum,

To keep your teeth clean,you have to brush your teeth using soft-interdental toothbrush in back-forth ,up-down motion.
Rinse your mouth after every meals.
Use chorhexidine mouthrinses to prevent plaque accumulation.
Please discontinue using tobacco/pan it can cause stains on teeth.
Reduce intake of tea/coffee etc.
Please do get a dental check-up in every 6 months.
Get your teeth cleaned and polished.
Hope this helps.
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Dentist Dr. Qazi Ammara's  Response

Thanks for asking the query,

Improper cleaning habits leads to plague and calculus deposition which leads to caries , gingivitis and abscess formation.

Selection of proper toothbrush is very important in maintaining a good oral health .
According to the teeth size and gum health you can select from soft , ultrasoft , medium and hard toothbrushes available in the market. Brush the teeth twice daily .

Use 0.2% of chlorhexidine mouthwash gargles twice daily.

Develop a habit of using dental floss and interdental cleaners.

Get complete mouth scaling and polishing in every six months .

Avoid eating sticky foodstuffs or if used gargle your mouth with water .
Drink plenty of water and keep yourself hydrated .

Hope this helps out.


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Dentist Dr. Farah Hussain's  Response
hello there,

Improper brushing of the teeth and flossing in between the teeth leads to food lodgement and bacterial decomposition .

This leads to bacterial decay of the teeth , deposition of bacterial plaque and calculus deep in the gum pockets and root sur faces of the teeth leads to gingival inflammation , redeness, bleeding gums , recession and sensitivity.

If not treated in time the condition may progress to tooth mobility an exfoiliation.

so to prevent all these , regular tooth brushing with soft or medium tooth brush and flossing in between the tooth is needed.

maintain good oral hygiene, use lukewarm saline water or antiseptic mouthwash like chlorhexidine or betaine for regular oral rinsing.

go for professional scaling of the teeth every 6 months to mainatin good oral health.

i hope this information helps,

take care.
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement Dr. Saurabh Gupta's  Response
Thanks for writing to us.
Brush at least twice a day
Take your time while brushing. Spend at least 2 or 3 minutes each time you brush.
Be sure your toothbrush has soft bristles
Learn how to floss your teeth, which is a very important way to keep them healthy.
You can also brush your tongue to help keep your breath fresh!
It's also important to visit the dentist twice a year. Besides checking for signs of cavities or gum disease, the dentist will help keep your teeth extra clean and can help you learn the best way to brush and floss.
Wishing you good health...
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Dentist Dr. Anshumala Singh's  Response
Dear friend.
thanks for sharing your concern.
please remember the natural colour of your healthy teeth cannot be are some tips to maintain good hygiene.if you follow this i m sure you will be problem free.
the health of your teeth also depends on your general health .therefore maintain good and nutritious diet too.

1.Brush your teeth twice daily by following proper brushing technique.

2. use dental floss to clean interdental areas.

3. seldom use chlorhexidine mouthwashes rinse.

4. Use medium bristle toothbrush and brush gentally for 3 to 5 minutes.

5. Brush your teeth in back-forth and up-down motion.

6. Visit your dentist and get your teeth cleaned professionally to remove the subgingival plaque in every 6 monthly.
Hope it helps.
take care.
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Rocky Mark's  Response
Hi..Here i would like to give some important tips that you must follow:
1.Have a dental check up once in sixth month.
2.Rinse your mouth with cold water for about 30 seconds to get out of any teeth problem.
3.Proper selection of tooth-brush as well as tooth-paste.
4.Start brushing gently.
5.Start cleaning roof of your mouth and tongue.
Dentist Dr. Benley George's  Response
Scaling of teeth by a dentist should be once in 6 months. Flossing once a day improves gingival health. Clean your tongue using a tongue scraper after brushing your teeth. Change your tooth brush every 3 months. Consult your dentist atleast once in 6 months.
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
cover of teeth known as enamel need to be clean every 6-8 month.
do brush twice a day regularly
rinse ur mouth well after eating
avoid sweet food at night
i advise to visit dentist for cleaning
neem tree brush is well.
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