Thursday, 26 February 2015

HOW TO BRUSH YOUR TEETH CORRECTLY



Despite years of training on how to brush your teeth, you may still not be familiar with the correct way to brush your teeth. Contrary to belief, there are a number of tips and tricks that optimize the cleaning process when taking care of your oral hygiene! That’s why the process is broken down with input from only the best oral experts.
Moisten your toothbrush and apply a generous amount of fluoridated toothpaste. Keep a rinsing cup and mouthwash on standby.
Start the cleaning process from the back most molars and remember to keep the bristles at a 45 degree angle to the teeth, and it is important to go in circles for approximately 20 seconds.
After the 20 seconds of circular motion, make a sweeping motion in order to remove any plaque or food remains that you may have missed.
Continue working in a clockwise direction, ending with the lower molars on your left side. Repeat step two and three for the inside surface of the upper and lower molars. Also follow through to the front surfaces of your teeth.
Using a flicking motion, clean the backside of each of the enamels, do this about 2-3 times in order to clean optimally.
Like in the previous step, use a flicking motion and repeat the same for the lower teeth.
Known as the biting area, brush in a circular motion, well, so that residue food which may remain will be displaced cleanly.
Using gentle strokes brush your tongue and inside of your cheeks brush for approximately 20 seconds
Using a capful of diluted mouthwash consisting of 50% water, and 50% mouthwash and rinse through your mouth well, and don’t forget to smile!