Miami Dentist: Caring for Your Teeth

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Proper oral hygiene is the practice of keeping our teeth, mouth, tongue, and gums clean in order to prevent unwanted dental problems in the future.

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Miami Dentist: Caring for Your Teeth

  1. 1. MiamiDentist.com Oral Health Care Advice.
  2. 2. Caring for Your Teeth The Basics
  3. 3. Proper oral hygiene is the practice of keeping the following clean: 1 Teeth 2 Mouth 3 Tongue 4 Gums
  4. 4. Teeth Cleaning Checklist Toothbrush Mouthwash Dental floss Regular dental visits (twice a year is recommended!)
  5. 5. Things you should know… • Brushing the teeth helps remove plaque and food stuck in between whilst also preventing the formation of tartar. • Plaque is basically a sticky film. It contains bacteria that cling to the enamel, the base of the teeth, and the gums. • Flossing is another factor involved in tooth care. It allows one to reach areas between the teeth that a normal toothbrush couldn’t.
  6. 6. It is highly recommended to schedule dental checkups every six months; but those who already have severe oral diseases or are heavy smokers should have appointments frequently. FUN FACT
  7. 7. A person could easily avoid having gingivitis, gum disease, or cavities by making it a point to brush at least three times a day or after every other meal. Source: MiamiDentist.com
  8. 8. AFFORDABLE DENTAL SOLUTIONS. Miami, Florida| February 2014 Click here to learn more: WWW.MIAMIDENTIST.COM
  9. 9. Tips for those With braces Use an oral irrigator if you are unable to floss. This is an instrument that streams water, the way a normal water hose would, to clean the mouth. The water pressure has the ability to reach hard-to-reach areas of the mouth including the gum line and the sides of the molars.
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