Today is National Teeth Day. The theme of this tooth day is [Oral Health, Whole Body Health]. In fact, tooth problems may not only lead to poor appetite and malnutrition, but also
Can cause some systemic diseases, take a look at the following 10 tips for maintaining oral health.
1. Toothpaste can be dipped in water before brushing
There are rumors that if the toothpaste gets wet, it will foam a lot, making people mistakenly think that they have been brushing for a long time and stop brushing their teeth early. In fact, brushing your teeth is a boring repetitive activity, regardless of whether
People will feel that time passes faster when they are in water and brushing their teeth.
The foam is richer after being dipped in water, which helps to clean the teeth. Toothpaste needs water to dissolve and foam in the mouth. Although there is saliva in the mouth, the toothpaste absorbs
Too much water in the oral mucosa may make it uncomfortable or even peeling.
Note: Some active ingredients of desensitization and whitening toothpaste will quickly decompose when exposed to water, so it is not suitable to touch water before brushing.
2. It takes at least two minutes to brush your teeth
Generally speaking, there are 28 teeth without wisdom teeth. Each tooth has 3 sides to be brushed. There are 84 sides in total. In 2 minutes, each side is brushed for less than two seconds on average, which is not too long. If you want to achieve a better brushing effect, two minutes may not be enough.
Note: Feeling unreliable alone. If there is no electric toothbrush that can be timed, it is best to use a clock as a time reference.
3. Keep the bristles inclined at 45 degrees
Dental plaque is easy to grow in the middle and lower 1/3 of the teeth near the gums, or even the gap between the teeth and gums.
The bristles are placed at the junction of teeth and gums at an angle of 45 degrees, which is the most effective way to remove plaque.