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Flossing is a mandatory supplement for a good teeth cleaning and children should get used to using it very young, after a good brushing.
To floss follow these steps:
1. Cut about 50 cm of floss and wind most of one of the middle fingers.
2. Wrap the remaining string on the same finger of the opposite hand. This finger may be picking up the floss as it is used.
3. Tensar a piece about 2-3 inches of floss using the thumbs and index fingers.
4. Insert the floss between teeth using a gentle sawing motion. When the floss reaches the gumline, curve into a C shape against one tooth and slide it gently into the space between the gum and tooth until you feel resistance. Never apply violently against the gums.
5. Rub the floss against the tooth to remove food debris and plaque.
6. Repeat these operations with the rest of the teeth, using a clean piece of floss for each.
Plaque is the main cause of dental caries and periodontal disease, and should therefore be removed regularly. If the personal dental hygiene is not sufficient to clean the teeth of plaque, one should take several times a year a professional dental cleaning by the dentist to complete.
Plaque is the term for the mixture of food particles, saliva and bacteria, which can then be put up and down between his teeth that he is wegzubringen by simply brushing your teeth anymore. If the plaque hardens completely, it is called tartar, which can remove only the dentist.
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The gestation period is a period of great change, including hormones and increased blood flow. These changes increase the risk of tooth decay, bleeding gums or gingivitis.
The following tips will allow you to wear your best smile while the time comes to give birth.
Brush your teeth after every meal. Use a fine brush and fluoride toothpaste. Clean the tongue and floss. Its regular use helps prevent gingivitis.
If you have any dental-fulfillment, it is better to do before pregnancy, but if you’re expecting a baby, it should wait for the period between the fourth and sixth month, for the first three are of extreme importance for the development of child and the incidence of complications is higher.
Either way, it is recommended that regular visits to the dentist at least once during pregnancy and again after delivery, that even if you have any dental condition.
However, if your gums are swollen and oozing or have the impression that you move your teeth, go immediately to the dentist, because they might be symptoms of a periodontal problem.
To have healthy teeth, food plays a major role. Avoid sugar, “as far as possible,” for its high consumption makes it more aggressive plaque and produce acids that attack the enamel and cause cavities.
The gum tissues are extremely sensitive to hormonal changes that might favor even situations that would involve the loss of teeth.
You may never ask why and how the erosion of teeth is formed, this article will explain why the erosion occurred in the teeth.
Dental erosion is the loss of dental hard tissue found on the surface of the teeth due to chemical processes, usually acid attack, without involving plaque. In our diet, some foods and beverages high in acids, and in susceptible individuals and under certain circumstances (Greater exposure to food and / or acidic drinks) it is possible that erosion may occur. A greater frequency of exposure can overwhelm the natural protective ability of the mouth, which varies between individuals.
It is advisable to avoid eating and drinking acidic foods and drinks during the day, limiting their consumption preferably to main meals, and brushing teeth at least twice a day using fluoride toothpaste. It has been suggested that it should avoid brushing teeth immediately after consuming acidic foods or beverages since the brushing in the presence of acid can increase wear of the teeth. Chewing sugarless gum also helps neutralize the effects of acids which stimulates saliva secretion and thus neutralize the action of acids.