Dr. Thomas L. Gibson Jr, DDS
9818 Paramount Blvd a, Downey, CA 90240
Easy Tips To Help You Care For Your Teeth
White teeth and healthy gums. These are the characteristics of someone who exercises proper dental care. Dental care gives you an award winning smile and a mouth so healthy that you'll love how it feels. Do you need some help with dental care? There are some tips in this article that can take care of all your dental care needs.
When brushing, you want to make sure that you are using the proper equipment. You want your brush's bristles to be soft and comfortably fit your mouth. If you have pain in your hand or wrist that prevents you from brushing with a traditional toothbrush, give an electric brush a try.
Use mouthwashes that do not have alcohol in them if you're over fifty. The harshness of the alcohol can burn sensitive, older oral skin. The best thing to do is to use an alcohol free mouthwash that contains some fluoride. Use it twice daily for best results.
Brushing is not enough if you want healthier teeth. Flossing and using mouthwash are two things that you must do as well. Germs not killed by brushing are killed by mouthwash. Floss lets you get to food and plaque found between the teeth. You must make an effort to do each of these three things every day.
Are you afraid that your brushing sessions aren't long enough for effectively eliminating plaque build-up? Consider using mouthwash or a disclosing tablet. Before brushing, chew the tablet or swish the wash around your mouth as directed. The tablet or mouthwash will leave a stain on any plaque buildup. It can take some time to brush off the stain, so plan on being in the bathroom for a few minutes. This isn't something you want to use if you are in a rush.
The benefits of dental care can be seen by anyone. All you have to do is examine anyone with a great smile. These people use good dental care, and after reading this article, you can too. Dental care is just what you need to have a healthy mouth, so use the included tips and good luck.
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