There are many of you who think visiting a dentist means losing a tooth. That is not entirely wrong as ignoring dental problems at the beginning may lead to that only. But, instead of ignoring dental issues if you take good care of your teeth and gum, you can get a beautiful smile and healthy gum. Maintaining oral health is very important as it will also save you from utter embarrassment. You should make your kids habituated with maintaining good oral health so that they can stay away from any teeth or gum disease. As an adult, you should also maintain certain oral care tips to have healthy teeth. What are those? Have a look-
- Always Brush Twice a Day
Kids often skip this part, and surprisingly, there are many adults who feel lethargic to brush at night, before going to bed. You need to remember that brushing after meals is one of the best habits you can grow up with. Brushing after meals can give you a fresh feeling inside your mouth and also removes any food particles, stuck to your teeth. While brushing, you should use a toothbrush with a small neck so that you can easily clean the back of your teeth. Also, go for soft bristles for your gum.
- Floss Your Teeth at Regular Gap
You have to floss your teeth twice a month to get better dental health. You can do it at home or make an appointment with your dentist about this. You should make your kids have to floss their teeth so that they can stay away from any tooth or gum problems.
- Use Fluoridated Toothpaste
One of the major reasons for tooth decay is the damage of the tooth enamel. Using any type of toothpaste may aggravate the issue and you can end up with damaged and decayed teeth. Always use toothpaste that contains fluoride. This component toughens the tooth enamel and also brings back the luster of your teeth. Brushing with fluoridated toothpaste can put a pause on tooth decay.
- Try to Avoid Acidic Drinks
While mentioning ‘acidic drink’, we are manly pointing out towards cold drinks and carbonated drinks. Not only kid but lots of adults also like to have such drinks or packaged fruit juices. But, those are the silent killers of your teeth. Consuming too much of such drinks can create holes on your teeth. Actually, these drinks have acidic contents that react with your tooth mineral and dissolve them to create holes (cavities) in your teeth.
- Avoid Sugary and Starchy Food
This is one of the most important tips you need to maintain and make your child follow it. Kids love to have sweet foods, but too much sugar can cause plaque on their teeth that leads to tooth decay. Have more vegetables and fruit and avoid these types of food.
Hopefully, here you get essential tips to follow to have beautiful and healthy teeth. Make sure your children also maintain that.…