A healthy set of teeth and gums can make the difference when it comes to feeling great and being able to do the things that you want to do on daily basis. Not only can damaged teeth and gums look terrible, but the health effects can be very worrying, with infection, disease and actual tooth loss all being possible if you do not take care of your teeth.
Below, we take a look at our top tips when it comes to keeping your teeth and gums looking great and feeling healthy to help you to keep your teeth for as long as possible, without the need for major dental work.
Brush Twice A Day – One of the most obvious and most effective things that you can do to keep your teeth looking lovely and feeling healthy is to brush twice a day. It is recommended to brush after your breakfast and after your evening meal, and if you get a chance to also brush after any sugary drinks or “junk food”, this can also help prevent your teeth from becoming decayed and unhealthy.
Use A Quality Tooth Brush – Speak to your dentist or go online and find out where to buy a quality toothbrush from and also which type to buy, because sometimes the really cheap alternatives are not very good at removing the kind of things you need to have removed from your teeth. Some of the electric toothbrushes are very good at removing more of the plaque and harmful bacteria that can have negative effects on your teeth.
Use Mouthwash / Rinse – A good quality mouthwash can help to give you another reactive and proactive defence against your teeth being harmed by the things that you eat and drink. Regular use of a recommend mouthwash can help your teeth and gums to remain healthy but can also help prevent future damage from occurring.
Avoid Sugary / Acid Drinks – Drinks that contain high levels of sugar and acid type chemicals are massively harmful for your teeth, because they can really damage your teeth over a period of time. If you want to drink fizzy drinks then try to always go for the ones with no sugar or low sugar in them, but you are much better off swapping your fizzy desires for water or fruit juice.
Eat Healthy Food – Healthy food is great for keeping your whole body healthy, not just your mouth, but it is far better for your teeth than junk food or fatty food. Try to make sure you are getting your required portions of fruit and vegetables every day because this can not only help to prevent certain medical conditions occurring but it can really make your body last for longer and feel alive.
Regular Check Ups – One of the most crucial things that you can do to keep everything in healthy working order is to make sure you find yourself a good dentist and visit them regularly over the course of your life. Dentists are not just there to fix things, they are a vital part of spotting tooth and mouth related conditions and also pre