Brushing teeth after meals and before bed is part of the daily routine. It is important to maintain oral health and hygiene. Although we have done as a habit, but are convinced they are brushing their teeth properly?
Actually, there are some signs that can be used as an indicator of whether someone is wrong with brushing your teeth, here are four signs that reveal in the journal Besthealthmag:
1. Using the wrong brush
The president of the Canadian Dental Association Dr. Ron Smith, the selection of the bristles of the toothbrush suitable determine good or poor dental health.
To this end, Smith suggested to choose a soft bristle brush to prevent damage to the enamel of the teeth. Do not forget to replace your toothbrush after life for about 3 months.
Smith also warned him not to give too much pressure when brushing. ”Some patients feel they do not clean your teeth, unless you scrub hard. While brushing should be done very carefully,” he added.
2. Appears plaque and tartar
When you eat foods containing carbohydrates and sugar on the teeth, the bacteria in plaque to produce acid, causing dental caries and periodontal disease. The plates are usually colorless.
If you are covered by dental plaque over time will lead to the emergence of tartar, which is the most severe form of plates and more difficult to remove. If you find a plaque or tartar, which is a pretty clear indication that you need to fix how to brush their teeth.
3. Swollen gums
Gum health can be a parameter or a measure of whether or not a person in a brush.The gums bleed every time brushing, gums red, sore or swollen, these are all signs of gingivitis. This condition is caused by plaque that can not miss.
4. Concerned with a smile
Do you feel uncomfortable and worried looks that do not clean your teeth or bad breath? If so, this could be a sign of underlying problems such as gum disease, or maybe you just need to correct brushing technique.
In essence, brushing teeth with a soft, not too aggressive. This is to avoid damaging the gum tissue and teeth mengabrasi layer. Attention to ensure the cleanliness along the gumline.