Dental hygiene 10-12


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Los Angeles Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Arthur A. Kezian DDS, explains different techniques of dental hygiene, and describes why proper tooth brushing is important. See more examples on the website of Los Angeles dentist - Dr. Arthur A. Kezian DDS. 443 N. Larchmont Blvd LA, CA 90004 at (323) 467-2777

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Dental hygiene 10-12

  1. 1. Dental Hygiene • Your teeth need a lot of care and it’s your responsibility to provide it. The healthier your teeth are the happier you look and the more confident you are when talking and smiling. It’s something you need to do every day and frequently; when you wake up, after meals and also before you retire to bed. Your dental hygiene practice should always comprise of keeping both your teeth and gums clean and healthy at all times. • As Dr Kezian, an experienced and skilled dentist reveals in this article, there are several ways to care for your teeth before going to bed. This includes tooth brushing, flossing and rinsing, all which should be done
  2. 2. Dental Hygiene • Tooth brushing is an activity that you should do with utmost care. It should help you prevent plaque from clogging in your teeth as well as preventing your teeth from tooth decay. • You shouldn’t exert excessive pressure on your teeth! Tilt the brush at a 45 degree angle being careful to brush all corners of your teeth. The brush movement should be gentle and made in a circular up and down motion. If unable to make a circular motion, you may gentle brush in a up and down
  3. 3. Dental Hygiene • Flossing is a mandatory part of any effective dental hygiene routine. It is a fast and effective way to keep your teeth clean and healthy. To be more effective, it should be done at the end of the day, just when you are about to go to bed. Flossing is helpful in removing plague and any other food particles that your brushing is not able to remove. • The floss you use should be clean – You don’t want contaminate your teeth with a dirty piece of floss. Be careful to floss between every tooth and to the gums. The floss material you use should be long enough to reach these places - preferably 15 inches!
  4. 4. Dental Hygiene • Your smile is important and reflects the health of your teeth. You do not have to spend too much on a mouthwash – A simple ADA- approved tooth care product is sufficient enough. An effective rinse will help kill the germs on your teeth and avoid infections. • Dr Kezian will be more than glad to advise you on the most appropriate dental hygiene