No matter how expensive a toothbrush may be, it can never replace flossing. No tooth brush can reach the spaces between the teeth and under the gums like floss.You might want to try to floss first and then brush your teeth. Many people feel that there is no need to floss since the mouth feels fresh after brushing and just don't do it.
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Brush your tongue twice a day helps cure bad breath.
The surface of the tongue is rough and it traps food particles and bacteria causing bad breath. A specialized tongue brush or your toothbrush can be used to clean your tongue.The majority people ignore cleaning their tongue but if you start to do so on a regular basis, it can be the single most helpful treatment for bad breath / halitosis.
Use only soft bristles tooth brush and brush your teeth gently. Hard bristles of you brush and aggressive brushing lead to gum recession.Many people think the harder they brush the better they clean their teeth. However by brushing aggressively you traumatize your gums.
Rinse or chew gum after meals. In addition to brushing and flossing, rinsing your mouth with an antibacterial rinse can help prevent decay and gum problems. Chewing sugar-free gum after a meal can also protect by increasing saliva flow, which naturally washes bacteria away and neutralizes acid.
Baby teeth hygiene. Parents should brush their child's teeth as soon as they erupt. Soft cloth wrapped around your finger can be used instead of regular baby brush. Let your child see how you brush yourself, kids like to copy their parents. This is the first step of your baby's oral hygiene education. Use non-fluoridated paste at the beginning because most kids tend to eat the paste and rarely spit it out. Regular cleanings can start when the child turns 3. But the first visit to the dentist should be booked by the time the child celebrates his first birthday.