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How is your habit to brush your teeth? Already doing a doctor’s advice to brush your teeth at least two times a day? Also do not forget to brush the tongue? Yes, you can confidently have your teeth cleaned properly and in accordance with regulations. But sometimes, there are times when you are remiss and consider trivial things will not be problematic on your strong teeth. In fact, even small things can cause problems around the mouth. What?.1. Not Using The Right Tooth Brush
If you notice, there are different size toothbrush there are manifold. If you must open the jaws big enough to let the handle of the brush into the mouth, a toothbrush may be too big for you. The handle must also be comfortable grip, the sensation must be as comfortable when you hold the fork while eating. The more comfortable your toothbrush, the more often you will use it properly.
2. Choosing the Wrong Brush Feather
There are several types of brushes on a toothbrush. There is a narrow angle, there is flat, there are disposable rubber. Is there a better type? no further effect. Apparently, more important is technique rather than a brush to clean it. The dentist suggested that there is a soft brush choose, do not be rude or awkward as this may damage / hurt the gums. Look for a fairly stiff hair brush to remove plaque, but not strong enough to damage the teeth.
3. Less Often or Less Old
So far, we are advised to brush your teeth at least two times a day. Three times a day is best. When the distance is too far when brushing your teeth, bacteria will accumulate plaque, gingivitis and can create other problems in the mouth. It is recommended to brush your teeth at least two minutes each time, would be even better if done for three minutes. Figures are in fact time is not too important, but it was pegged so that we can have enough time to clean the tooth surface.
4. Brushing Too Hard or Too Often
As mentioned, brushing teeth three times a day is ideal. However, if too frequent, can become compulsive. Too often, brushing teeth, eg, four times a day, can make the root of the tooth is irritated and hurt the gums. Brushing too hard can also damage the enamel (top layer of teeth). The best way is to brush your teeth slowly and gently for 2-3 minutes.
5. No Brushing with True
Create a 45-degree angle from the gum line and create a short motion when brushing. Brushing motion along the gum line length can cause abrasion of the gums. Brush slowly toward the top and bottom of the teeth, not by the sideways movement of teeth. Create a vertical circular motion, not horizontal. Do it on the tooth surface of the front, rear, top and bottom as well as on the tongue.
6. Always Start At The Same Spot
Most people will start at the same point every time you start brushing your teeth. Begin at different places so you do not become ‘lazy’ to clean up another point. If you start at the same spot, you tend to the spirit at that point, then lazy to clean up at the last point.
7. Skipping Part In Teeth
Most people apparently often forget to clean the inside teeth, parts in contact with the tongue. Plaque is hidden just as important to clean such a visible plaque. Point most often forgotten to be cleaned is on the inside front teeth.
8. Less Clean rinse
Bacteria can grow on a forgotten toothbrush to clean. If this happens, the bacteria can grow and come back down on your mouth in the next brushing session. Clean toothbrush after you use it and make sure no one comes or the remaining toothpaste.
9. Leaving the Dental Brush in Wet Condition
You must have known that bacteria love to live in damp conditions. Toothbrush wet and humid conditions will become a favorite place of bacteria. Not only that, the damp toothbrush brush will damage the hair if it is left for granted. It would be better if the toothbrush is stored closed in the dry state. Let dry, then cover with lid.
10. Not Quite Frequently Changing Tooth Brush
To replace the toothbrush after 3-4 months of usage or compensation directly visible when the hair brush is damaged. Instead you set the time, watch your toothbrush. There is now a toothbrush bristles are given a color marker. When the color fades, then it’s time to brush is replaced. Or when you find your existing hair brush teeth falling out, or flexibility begin to wane, replace immediately.