Our oral hygienists at Crown Street Dental Group are here to advise you on the necessary measures you should take to maintain excellent dental hygiene. Here are some informative guidelines on how to look after your oral health:
Brushing is the most common form of daily dental hygiene practice, but many people don’t do it correctly. Listed below are some pointers on how to brush your teeth the right way:
Flossing is essential because it enables you to remove plaque and food debris from the little gaps in between the teeth that can’t be reached with a toothbrush. Many people find flossing difficult, so here are some tips on how to floss easily and effectively:
You should floss at least once a day.
Antibacterial mouthwashes remove bacteria that cause plaque, and can help to prevent gum disease. Fluoride mouthwash helps to prevent dental decay and strengthen the teeth.
Watching what you eat can have a huge impact on your dental hygiene. Carbohydrates and sugars cause a build up of plaque on the teeth that leads to tooth decay, so you should limit your intake of these and instead focus on eating healthier, nutritious foods.