Five Mistakes For Brushing Teeth

Five Mistakes For Brushing Teeth

Brushing your teeth is one of the important methods for oral health care. Many people have heard of dental care can lead to heart disease and other various systemic diseases. The incorrect method to brush your teeth increased the risk of suffering from diseases. The following are five incorrect brush teeth method.

First, did not brush your teeth in proper time. Professor Hewlett from California University, Los Angeles, school of dentistry said, toothbrush should be the final thing which the teeth has touched before going to bed. We should not eat snacks after brushing the teeth, as residual food in teeth will sharply increase the risk of cavities. It is equally important to brush your teeth in the morning, Because during sleep, the protective saliva secretion will slow down, which will speed up oral bacteria’s breeding. Generally speaking, you should brush your teeth twice a day, two minutes at a time, also is to ensure that each side teeth have 30 seconds clean time.

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brush your teeth tips

Second, did not use mouthwash. Swallow or spit out toothpaste after brushing teeth can not entirely clear all harmful substances which were brush out. New York city cosmetic dentist suggested to use non-alcoholic and containing ingredients of hydrogen peroxide mouthwash to rinse your mouth after brushing your teeth. If you do not have mouthwash, you can use fresh water instead, the effect is also not bad.

Third, the incorrect brushing teeth method. Simply brush two times, this does not solve the problem. Hewlett Suggested, handle toothbrush at 30 to 45 degrees Angle to contact gums, rotating the wrist in the form of circular motion, in this way it can effectively remove dental plaque. When brush the back of teeth, you shall make a toothbrush vertical, in order to better contact the whole tooth surface. Especially must pay more attention to the back teeth cleaning, this area has hided the most dentist plaque.

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brush your teeth picture

Fourth, did not replace toothbrush frequently. A British study found that every toothbrush contains an average of more than 10 million bacteria, the American dental association recommends to change the toothbrush every 3 to 4 months. An old toothbrush can’t effectively remove plaque or bacteria. If you are ill, you should replace toothbrush immediately, because the remaining bacteria and viruses are still attached to the toothbrush, which may make you infected again.

Fifth, ignore to clean tongue. The tongue also hide a large amount of harmful bacteria. Food and residue can easily stick to the aperture of papillae on the surface of the tongue . So when brushing your teeth brush the tongue, by the way.

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