- Individual oral hygiene: proper care
- Brush tool
The results of improper oral care
Improper care of the teeth are formed on the plaque, which is a source of infection (inflammation of hard and soft tissues of the tooth, periodontal tissue). Plaque is mainly deposited in the transition to the root of the tooth crown (the neck of the tooth) and interdental spaces, so you need a thorough cleansing in these remote places.
But even with careful regular maintenance is sometimes saved adverse oral health. This suggests that the funds for oral care were chosen correctly. In this case, better to turn to a dentist who will advise what is right for you.
Individual care for your teeth
Nowadays there are a lot of personal dental care. These are the basic tools (toothbrushes and toothpaste) and further, for example, dental floss, mouthwash, and others.
Toothbrush - man's best friend
Toothbrush helps cleanse the teeth from plaque. Brushes come in different degrees of hardness: very tough, hard, medium hard, soft, very soft. Toothbrushes with hard and very stiff bristles used for cleaning dentures, soft and very soft is recommended for small children and an exacerbation of gum disease. Healthy people better use brushes of medium hardness and soft. In good brush bristles are located no more than three rows, the intervals between them are 1, 5-2, 0 mm. For cleaning hard to reach places more suitable brush with tapered podstrizhkoy tufts. Contour brushes to wear concave character, it is more convenient and better helps cleanse.
Bristle brushes can be natural or artificial. Synthetic bristles are best cleans the surface of the teeth, brush out of it should be changed after 1-2 months, with natural bristles - 3-4. New toothbrush should be washed with soap and pour over boiling water, then each time thoroughly washed with water, dipped in soap and put in a glass bristle up.
In addition to conventional toothbrushes, currently there are electric toothbrushes that can be used not only to brush your teeth
How to brush your teeth: interesting facts
But also to massage the gums.
Some companies produce their own kinds of toothbrushes, for example, a toothbrush «Colgat Plus» allows you to effectively clean chewing teeth and gaps between teeth, her double bristles positioned so that its inner row cleans the teeth, and a softer outer row of massaging the gums, bristles with perfectly rounded edges do not hurt the gums and damage tooth enamel
The enamel of the teeth: protection, this Nature
And curved handle allows you to brush your teeth without opening his mouth widely and easily hold the brush; «Colgat Plus Zigzag» - toothbrush in the form of a zigzag, it allows you to penetrate deep between the teeth; «REACH» - toothbrush with fibers of different sizes, it helps to clean teeth well on all sides.
How to brush your teeth
People with a healthy oral recommend brushing your teeth twice a day (in the morning after breakfast and at night) the standard method. This set of teeth is divided into 6 sections (root, root, small, front teeth). The teeth are cleaned first on the upper jaw, then on the bottom, from the periphery to the center in the open-loop teeth. Each section is cleaned by the brush 10 movement - total of at least 300-400 motion toothbrush
Toothbrushes - make no mistake in choosing
(about 3 minutes). When cleaning the chewing surfaces used reciprocating motion in the longitudinal and transverse directions.
There are other methods of cleaning teeth, each of which is selected according to the condition of the teeth and periodontal. For example, inflammation of the gums
Gum disease - do not treat lightly
in adolescence recommend the use of sparing methods of cleaning teeth. There are various types of gentle dentifrice often they combine with the cleaning massaging of the gums.
The next time you expect the story of the other basic personal hygiene - toothpaste.