Having healthy teeth can often fall by the wayside when you are busy with life and other things. This short guide will talk about some really quick tips that you can use to help improve the health of your teeth and avoid those unexpected visits to the dentist.
Flossing is often the forgotten dental care activity, but is a really simple thing to do once you have got yourself into a routine. Pick certain days of the week where you will do it and stay in the routine. It is ideal to floss two or three times per week if possible and this will improve the overall health of your mouth, particularly your breath and helps prevent cavities between the teeth.
An electric toothbrush is one of the best ways to keep your teeth cleaner and your mouth healthier. The reality is that they are many times more effective than manual toothbrushes because they move at a much faster rate. Electric toothbrushes are also great because they require less pressure to use and you can really feel the difference after brushing.
Know the right foods and drinks
Being aware of foods and drinks that can impact your teeth is a great lifestyle tip to improve your oral health. The next time you go to the supermarket or buy something small to eat you can always check the packaging for the sugar content and then you will be more aware of the things that you are eating. It is best to avoid especially sugary and sticky foods that can get stuck in between your teeth and cause plaque and bacteria to form.
Drink water regularly
Drinking water at regular intervals throughout the day can help you to clear excess food, bacteria and plaque from the mouth. As a result it will help to reduce the number of cavities and is perfect thing to do for those with a busy life. Drinking water is also great for staying hydrated and keeping your brain and body working optimally throughout the day.
Leave a toothbrush at work
For those that are busy it is a great idea to have a spare toothbrush at work, so there really is no excuse to neglect your teeth. You could also leave a spare toothbrush and toothpaste in your bag, so that you can brush your teeth wherever you go.
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