In order to have a lifetime with your teeth, you need to master the methods of protecting your teeth. The most basic way to protect your teeth is to brush your teeth and keep your mouth clean. Brushing teeth is a routine that we must do every morning after waking up, but if we do not pay attention to the method of brushing teeth, brushing teeth will not play the role of protecting teeth. So how should we brush our teeth to protect our teeth in daily life?
How to protect your teeth
- Tooth protection method one: morning and evening brushing good habit to develop a good habit of brushing with warm water in the morning and evening, so that the bristles become soft and flexible, reducing the friction loss of the bristles on the teeth and stimulation damage to the gums. And master the correct brushing method for effective brushing, so that the plaque that can cause disease can be completely removed.
- The effectiveness of brushing is self-evident, but it is difficult to remove plaque thoroughly with traditional toothbrush, plus the improper brushing method, which makes the cleaning effect of brushing greatly reduced. Experiments have proven that electric toothbrushes remove 38% more plaque than manual toothbrushes, and its cleaning ability has been unanimously affirmed by dental experts.
- The third way to protect your teeth: brush your teeth 15 minutes after meals Brushing your teeth immediately after meals can remove food debris and tartar from your mouth in a timely manner, but brushing your teeth immediately after meals will increase the incidence of dental allergies by 15%. Because there is a layer of enamel on the surface of the teeth, just after eating, especially just after eating fruits, dairy products and other acidic foods, the enamel on the teeth will become soft, and brushing at this time will make the enamel gradually thin, and over time, the teeth will be sore and swollen, so after eating, wait 15 minutes before brushing to protect our teeth from harm.
Ways to protect teeth IV: The correct way to brush teeth
- Brush the outer surface of your teeth first. Place the bristles of the toothbrush at 45 degrees to the surface of the teeth, place it diagonally and press it lightly at the junction of the teeth and gums, brush the upper row of teeth downward and the lower row of teeth upward, paying attention to lightly brush the gums.
- Brush the occlusal surface of the teeth. Hold the toothbrush flat and brush the biting surface of the teeth back and forth with moderate force, cleaning the tooth surface and the interdental spaces deeply, respectively. Use a flexible, thin brush head to clean even the hard-to-reach back molars.
- Brush the inner side of the teeth. Hold the toothbrush upright and use the dynamic bristles on the front of the toothbrush to gently clean the inner surfaces of the teeth up and down.
- Gently brush the surface of the tongue. Gently remove food debris and bacteria from the inside out. Keeps your breath fresh.