Brushing teeth has many requirements in it. People have to choose the health care toothbrush that meets the requirements of oral hygiene to protect teeth without damaging the teeth and periodontal tissue.
Health toothbrush should have the following characteristics: brush head is small and it could rotate flexibly in the mouth; toothbrush bristles should be arranged in a reasonable way and the top is round so that it is not easy to damage the teeth and gums; people who have gingival recession should brush teeth with the middle part of toothbrush.
The preferred toothpaste is the one contains fluoride. Fluoride toothpaste not only plays the role of inhibiting dental plaque, but also protects enamel and enhances acid resistance of teeth to prevent tooth decay.
The study confirmed that the water temperature for brushing should be at 30 to 36 , because the sudden cold or hot stimulation to teeth not only easily leads to bleeding gums, but also affects the life of the teeth.
Correct method of brushing teeth can effectively remove plaque and periodontal tissue debris. The vertical brushing method could not damage teeth and periodontal tissue. Each part should be repeated about 10 times and everywhere should be brushed. The upper teeth can be brushed from the up down while the lower teeth can be brushed from down up. As to the occlusal surface of the upper and lower teeth, you can brush back and forth horizontally.
In addition to brush your teeth once each morning and evening, people shall adhere to the mouthwash after meals. Brushing your teeth before going to bed at night is more important. If you do not, the breeding oral bacteria, food debris and calcium salt in saliva deposit and form dental plaque and tartar. Over time, it will produce dental caries and periodontal disease.
Each time after brushing, toothbrush must be cleaned with water and dried, put in a ventilated dry place with head upward. It is necessary to replace a toothbrush every two or three months.