If you want to maintain a winning smile, that’s always selfie-ready, then you undoubtedly need to take good care of your teeth and gums. So, check out these essential tooth care tips right now:
Brush for Two Minutes
You probably had this drummed into you when you were a kid, but it’s worth repeating that you should brush your teeth for at least two minutes if you want to ensure that you get into every crevice and fully clean out your mouth. Do this twice a day, every day.
Consider Getting Braces
You’re never too old to get braces, and if your teeth are misaligned it might be a good idea to do so because they increase the odds of plaque and food building up in between teeth, which can cause discoloration and even tooth loss! You can get pretty much invisible braces now, so it really isn’t anything to worry about.
Use a Straw
When you’re drinking dark beverages such as coffee or tea or when you’re drinking sugary sodas ( you should probably give them up for the good of your teeth, skin, and waistline anyway), always use a straw to minimize their impact. After all, no one wants stains and cavities, do they?
Visit the Dentist Regularly
No matter whether you hate going to the dentist or you feel like your teeth are just fine, you should visit at least once a year (more if recommended) to ensure that your teeth are as healthy as they can possibly be. If dental work scares, you, instead of avoiding it, let the dentist know, and they’ll come up with ways of helping you to be more relaxed, such as taking regular breaks or even being hypnotized first!
Use Soft Bristled Brushed
Toothbrushes with hard bristles aren’t very good for the teeth or gums. They can remove the enamel, which will lead to yellow looking teeth that aren’t as healthy or strong as they should be, and they could also cause gums to recede, which would put you at the risk of tooth loss, so go for the softest brushes you can find. Brush more gently too!
Don’t Forget Your Tongue
Your tongue can harbor just as much bacteria as your teeth, which is why, if you want your teeth to be healthy and look amazing, you need to brush or scrape your tongue at least twice a day too. Oh, it’ll help to banish bad breath too.
Avoid Unnecessary Whitening Procedures
Although tooth whitening is very common, it can actually weaken the teeth, which could cause them to break or cause you pain. So, it is much better to use the methods above to keep your teeth clean, white and bright than it is to use cosmetic whitening procedures unnecessarily if you can.Putting these essential tooth care tips into action will; not only ensure that you have a winning smile now and in the future, but it will also help you to maintain strong dental health which is something that we all want.