do we need to brush?
Tooth enamel can not be replaced by your body, so you must
Regular brushing after every meal, or at least every morning
and night, will help to keep your teeth free of plaque and
prevent tartar formation.
What is the correct way of brushing?
the toothbrush just under the
gum line at a 450 angle. Gently
jiggle the brush or move in tiny
circles over the teeth and gum.
Repeat for each tooth.
the insides of each tooth
Using the same jiggling action
In step 1.
the chewing surfaces, use a
Light back and forth motion.
Finally massage your gums with your fingers after brushing
and gently brush your tongue too.
What is Dental Floss?
floss is a piece of braided nylon cord. It is wrapped round
the middle fingers and then gently eased between the teeth
with the aid of the forefinger and thumb. Plaque and food
particles are removed by scrapping the floss against the sides
of the teeth. This should be done in such a manner that the
gum does not get injured.
What are the five golden rules for healthy teeth
1) Eat foods that have vitamins and minerals.
2) Don’t eat sweets or sticky foods between meals.
3) Brush your teeth after every meal to remove plaque.
4) Use a good toothbrush and toothpaste.
5) Visit your dentist regularly (preferably every six months).