You would be happy to see someone who smiles rather than
someone who is grim. A smile is an attraction that can grow
sweet and approachable person. When someone smiles, part of
which will be seen is the teeth, it is important to maintain
healthy teeth to stay white, teeth are not drilled and tidy. In
addition to taking care of your teeth, do not forget to
maintain a healthy mouth and tongue so as not to cause bad
Care of healthy teeth
What to do to maintain oral health? Here are some tips on
caring for your teeth and mouth to stay healthy and beautiful:
Select floss, avoid Toothpick
Done enjoy food, usually there are some foods that inhabit the
cracks teeth. This situation can be annoying and if left too
long can lead to tooth decay. To remove, floss (dental floss),
instead of using a toothpick. Flossing friction and collisions
on the teeth and gums are minimized. Instead of using a
toothpick allows the shifter and damage the gums, bleeding
gums, so and infection.
Brushing with True. As correct brushing technique?
- Brush with light pressure. Excessive pressure on the teeth
can damage the teeth and gums. The gums bleed easily and are
sensitive to infection. Because problematic gums become perfect
for supporting the teeth and can lead to tooth or teeth become
- Sweep right direction. Brushing right direction is vertical
in a direction from the base to the tip of the tooth. The aim
is that the rest of the food between the teeth can be removed
and gums border teeth are not eroded. scanning direction for
molars are able to chew brush surface with left-right movements
such as sweeping or in a circular motion.
- Duration is ideal brushing time 2-3 minutes. If too fast,
the teeth will be less clean, but if it is too long, can erode
tooth enamel and irritate the gums.
- Use a toothbrush with soft bristles. Bristle brush will
damage the teeth email hard and rigid. Make sure the bristles
orderly and not out of line.
- Choose a toothbrush with a small head brush. The size of
the brush head according to the jaw will make your teeth
cleaner because it can reach the deeper parts of the tooth.
Appropriate for brushing time
brushing time recommended is in the morning after breakfast and
at night before bedtime, because during sleep, no production
saliva. Consequently, if there leftovers will cause bacteria
and germs active. The other acidic foods and sugar will weaken
tooth enamel and increase the risk of caries.
Finish brushing teeth, rinsing with an antiseptic mouthwash. It
is useful to protect the teeth of the plate. In the mouth they
are having problems, for example, lesions in the gums can use
mouthwash with antibiotics.
Scrape the tongue
language surface as a “hill valley”, which means that there are
cracks in the surface of the tongue that needs to be cleaned.
How clean is to scrape the surface of the tongue using a
toothbrush or a special tool to scrape your tongue.
Chewing gum is useful for self-cleaning teeth. Chewing gum can
clean food debris and plaque on the tooth surface. Chewing gum
to stimulate saliva production peningkkatan so that the mouth
becomes dry and reduces bad breath, though useful, but the
sugar content in the gum can damage teeth, so do not forget to
brush your teeth after chewing.
limit consumption of sugar and acid
To the extent possible, limit foods and drinks that contain
sugars and acids, such as candy, chocolate or soft drinks.
Simple carbohydrates contained therein are highly favored
bacteria. It will cause the plaque bacteria that will convert
sugars into acid. The acid may erode dental enamel and create
cavities. It would be great if after eating sugar or acid, gave
time to brush your teeth.
Limit wine, coffee and tea
content of tannins contained in tea and coffee can change the
color of the outer layer of the teeth or the enamel. Colorants
in the other colored drinks, such as wine, syrup and soda can
also cause stains on teeth. Noda easily form on the surface of
the teeth caused by plaque anatomy rough or uneven teeth.
Prevention is to drink through a straw and limit consumption of
1-2 cups per day.
At the time smoking cigarettes, cigarette smoke and millions of
other chemicals found in cigarettes fit in the mouth and affect
tissues and organs mouth, including teeth. Hot smoked
cigarettes also reduce the production of saliva that causes bad
breath, causes dry mouth and make oral conditions become a
comfortable place for breeding bacteria. Other effects of
- change the color of the gums, teeth and lips become darker
- Tooth decay
- increase risk of mouth cancer
- Boca cigarette so tasty
using teeth whitening
the negative effects of using tooth whitening is increasingly
sensitive gums. Therefore, if you want teeth whitening, check
if your gums healthy and safe to perform the procedure. teeth
whitener in the market as the bleach toothpaste, brush strips
or you can use if your content below 3% and the content of
hydrogen peroxide bleaching named. It will also examine whether
the product has a permit from the health agency.
Sick or not, you should periodically visit the dentist every 6
months. The aim is to check the health of your teeth and mouth.
If there is no problem, you can clean tartar.