Essay on Tips For Your Teeth Healthy Teeth

1563 Words Sep 20th, 2015 7 Pages
Toothbrush tips to keep your teeth healthy

The thought of brushing your teeth seems easy enough doesn’t it but would you believe us if we told you that some toothbrushes are better than others? Did you know there’s also a wrong and right way of brushing your teeth? In order to maintain healthy teeth and gums (as well as prevent periodontal disease) you must brush your teeth on a regular basis, however you also need to ensure that you’re using the correct toothbrush for your teeth as well as using the correct brushing techniques too. By carrying this out properly and brushing your teeth twice a day (once in the morning and once just before you go to bed) you can help to ensure great long-term dental health. It must be remembered however that it takes time to brush your teeth effectively, with a recommended two minutes per session. The vast majority of people will rush through it, not spending even thirty seconds brushing their teeth however it’s worth setting a timer to ensure you brush until the alarm buzzes.

Choosing a toothbrush

Despite ancient civilisations settling for a frayed twig with which to brush their teeth, toothbrushes now come in a myriad of different forms from manual to battery powered to electric. This means the very first step you take when it comes to taking care of your teeth and gums is actually choosing the toothbrush that’s right for you. You no doubt see that the brushes on offer range in size and even bristle hardness now. It’s imperative that…

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