How to properly brush your teeth?

Proper brushing teeth

Oral hygiene start brushing, flossing then do, and at the end - mouthwash liquid dentist.

1. Set the brush at an angle of 45 degrees. Some endings bristles should almost come to the sulcus, thus also it is well cleaned.

2. In this arrangement brush performing delicate vibrating box "back and forth" (the ends of the bristles fall into gingival pockets), then moves scavenging - from gums down tooth.

3. Now flossing. Remove each tab approx. 40 cm of floss and wind the finger so that it was between 4-5 cm thread (this section will clean the interdental spaces).

4. Lead the thread horizontally in the interdental spaces, avoiding moving the gums. For each space, use the next section of thread (Waste fragment wound on the finger).

Do you need to brush your teeth immediately after a meal?

You do not need to do this immediately after eating or drinking, but wait half an hour.

Warning! The food are sugars and acids, which weaken the enamel. If after the meal you start to brush your teeth, rub in these substances in the enamel, wiping them out.

Why smooth tooth is not always clean?

The feeling of "smoothness" means only that you have removed plaque, which produces bacteria, but that does not mean you are well cleaned interdental spaces, which are bacteria that cause tooth decay and periodontal disease.

Diet for dental health

The best diet is rich in calcium (dairy products), healthy fats (fish of the sea) and vitamins (vegetables and fruits), Reach also the products that particularly benefit the teeth: strawberries (work whiten the teeth), carrots (cleans spaces interdental), green tea (on fluorine) and broccoli (reduce the risk of periodontitis).


They are suitable for all the usual (and relatively inexpensive) pastes, which remove plaque from the oral cavity. They contain abrasives - calcium carbonate and silicates, which remove bacteria, food residue and discoloration.

The composition of the paste are also antibacterial compounds (eg. two chlorhexidine gluconate, hexetydyna, zinc, fluoride) - approx. 1300 to 1500 ppm (unit of measurement - parts per million).

You can also choose to paste selected to dental problems, eg. whitening, anti-hypersensitivity.

Do you have an electric toothbrush?

No. Both electric and manual are both relevant and fulfill their role if they are used properly. Electricity applied for a few seconds each tooth to turn and move parallel to the gumline, and so requires manual. sweepout techniques.


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