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Finding ways to keep your teeth clean


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Finding ways to keep your teeth clean

  1. 1. Brief Description: To make sure that you can clean your teeth properly you should take time tounderstand what your options are for cleaning your teeth. This article describes different waysyou can be sure that you can clean your teeth properly.Finding Ways to Keep Your Teeth CleanWhen you want to make sure that you are keeping your teeth clean, there are many steps that youcan take. Learning to keep your teeth clean on a daily basis will be the best way to ensure thatyour teeth are always going to stay clean.Dr Marina Manunts a dentist in Ithaca NY recommends points out that the number one thing forclean teeth is to make sure that you brush them as often as you can, at least 3 times a day.Brushing Your Teeth DailyFirst, you want to start by brushing your teeth three times a day. There are a lot of people thathave a hard time understanding why it is important to brush their teeth more than two times inone day.When you are brushing your teeth three times a day you will learn that you can brush after eachmeal. As you brush after each meal you will be able to remove any debris or food as soon as itstarts to sit on your teeth.The sooner that you can remove it the easier it will be to ensure that you are avoiding any plaquebuildup. You want to make sure that you are taking the time that you need to understand howyou can brush on your lunch break or after you eat your lunch.Although this may not be a habit that you are used to, with time you will begin to notice a bigdifference. Some people keep a toothbrush and toothpaste in their desk to make sure that theyare able to brush when they are done with lunch at work.
  2. 2. This may mean that you keep a simple travel toothbrush and toothpaste in your purse or in yourbriefcase. This way, no matter where you are you can pull out your toothbrush and yourtoothpaste and clean your teeth thoroughly.What Type of Tooth Brush Should You Use?The type of toothbrush that you are using on your teeth will also make a difference. Finding atoothbrush with soft bristles will make a big difference and you want to make sure that you donot give up your search for a toothbrush with soft bristles.When the bristles on your toothbrush are too hard you will find that they may hurt your gums.You want to make sure that you understand how you can avoid hurting your gums to make surethat you are keeping your mouth in the best possible health.Keeping Teeth with Braces CleanIf you are wearing braces and you are struggling with keeping your teeth clean there are somespecial precautions you will want to take. Make sure that you know which foods are on the listof foods you should not be eating.When you have the braces you have to make sure that you stay away from those foods. Taketime to learn how you are going to avoid those foods throughout the entire time that you have thebraces on your teeth.After you get the braces put on you should make sure that you know how you are going to flossyour teeth on a consistent basis. When you are flossing through your braces you will have tohave a special type of floss or a special tool to floss your teeth properly.
  3. 3. Flossing Your Teeth DailyAlthough it can take a lot of time, you want to be sure that you develop the habit of flossing on adaily basis. It will make a big difference and you want to make sure that you are wise about theflossing to ensure your teeth are clean and healthy.When you get your braces put on your orthodontist should give you a special gel that sits on yourteeth at night. Even if you do not like the taste of it, you will want to be sure that you put this onyour teeth on a daily basis.This gel will ensure that your teeth stay clean even with the braces on. You want to be sure thatyou understand how you can apply the gel safely to make sure that it is on your teeth andkeeping your teeth clean and strong.Conclusion: As you are working on keeping your teeth clean you should also make sure that you take thetime that you need to understand how you are going to have your teeth cleaned professionally.This is something you will want done in your dentist’s office.Learn how often you should have your teeth cleaned and talk with your dentist about developinga consistent schedule for teeth cleaning. This way, you can make your appointments ahead ofitem and be in the office consistently to make sure your teeth are squeaky clean.