Health

Effective Ways to Ensure Good Oral Health

Believe it or not many guys says a woman’s smile is the thing that seals the deal for them. So, are you taking care of that precious smile? Are you muzzling the dragon? Good oral hygiene doesn’t just mean pearly white teeth but healthy gums and pleasant breath.

Common Symptoms of Poor Oral Health:

  • Bad breath
  • Sore, swollen and bleeding gums
  • Deposits of plaque and tartar or your teeth
  • Receding gums
  • Toothaches
  • Sensitive teeth

Preventive Care For Improving Oral Health:

1. Brushing:

Brush your teeth twice a day. But if you eat small, frequent meals in a day, then twice is not enough. It can lead to plaque buildup, which causes cavities and other gum diseases. So try to brush thrice a day for better hygiene. It takes 2 minutes brushing time to remove all the bacteria.

2.Tongue Cleaning:

Have you ever noticed the white coating on your tongue when you wake up in the morning? That whiteness is the accumulated toxin. 9 out of 10 dentists now suggest the use of tongue scrapers for cleaning the tongue. It successfully removes the stubborn anaerobic bacteria collected in the mouth.

Proper technique of using a tongue scraper is to hold the scraper on both the ends. Then extend your tongue outside. Now put it as far back on your tongue as you can with triggering any gag reflex and scrape it forward removing the white toxic coating. Do it gently so as to not harm your tongue.

3. Flossing: