Tips to keep a healthy mouth

1. Brush your teeth twice a day.

Brushing your teeth periodically helps

Keep a clean mouth. A clean mouth no

It has plaque or germs that adhere to

teeth. Before brushing your teeth, you should

remember the following:

* Use a soft toothbrush.

* Use fluoride toothpaste to strengthen

teeth.

* Change the toothbrush every three months.

* Brush your teeth in the morning after taking

breakfast and at night, before bedtime.

When brushing teeth:

* Wash hands with soap and water.

* Wet the toothbrush.

* Place a small amount of toothpaste on your toothbrush.

* Start brushing by the edge of the gums.

* Perform circular movements on each tooth.

* Brush the outer, inner and upper part of the teeth.

* Brush your teeth for two minutes.

* Then rinse your mouth with water.

Even if you have few teeth or no teeth, brush your gums to keep your

healthy mouth

2. Floss once a day

Flossing helps keep your mouth clean and free

of plate. The toothbrush fails to reach the

plaque that remains between the teeth or on the edge of the

gums You should floss to remove plaque that

It stays between the teeth.

Use dental floss to clean your teeth well. Use

flossing at least once a day, before brushing

the teeth and before bedtime.

 

When flossing:

* Start with a thread the size of the arm (about 46 cm).

* Roll the ends of the floss between the middle finger of each hand.

* Hold the floss firmly between your thumbs.

* Gently slide the floss between your teeth until you reach the edge of the

gums

* Floss from top to bottom and back to front.

* If the thread falls apart, use a new thread.

* To remove, pull up and out of the teeth.

Other considerations regarding dental floss:

* Use different types of flossing or flossing brackets to realize

Which one do you prefer?

* Flossing is not an easy task. It requires a lot of practice.

Remember to wash your hands before and after brushing your teeth.

3. Consult the dentist at least once a year

Consult the dentist at least once a year to

Have your teeth and gums checked. You

Ask if you have pains in your mouth. it's possible

have the dentist take x-rays of your

teeth and, if necessary, will make some arrangement. Is

the dentist may not be able to finish the

one-time fix and you need to attend to it

again.

A dental hygienist will clean your teeth. In this way, it will remove the plate and the

Germs that cause tooth decay. The dental hygienist will show you the best way to

brush your teeth and floss.

If you have any pain, consult your dentist. If you wait too long, the pain

It will get worse.


Dr. Armellini received her dental degree from the Central University of Venezuela. She received an MBA from the University of Michigan and embarked on a clinical fellowship in Implantology Prosthodontics at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.

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