Dental Problems

Tips for dental health

Watch your habits
Watch your habits

If you are a smoker and also consume frequent cups of tea and coffee, your pearly whites will not look so white. Remember to gargle your mouth with water a few minutes after consuming anything.

Change your toothbrush every two months
Change your toothbrush every two months

Your toothbrush will wear out in two months. So change it after every two months to ensure your brushing is effective. Old toothbrushes can also gather bacteria, which is another reason to change them regularly.

Clean your tongue
Clean your tongue

Clean your tongue with a tongue scraper in the morning to remove tongue plaque and freshen your breath. One major cause of bad breath is the buildup of bacteria on the tongue, which a daily tongue scraping will help banish.

Gargle with apple cider vinegar
Gargle with apple cider vinegar

Gargle with apple cider vinegar before brushing as usual. This vinegar helps to remove stains, whiten teeth, and destroy bacteria in your mouth and gums.

Make sure your mouthwash is alcohol-free
Make sure your mouthwash is alcohol-free

Many over-the-counter mouthwashes have too much alcohol, which can dry out the tissues in your mouth, making them more susceptible to bacteria. So make sure you use an alcohol-free mouthwash.

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