Here’s How You Can Maintain Oral Hygiene and Keep Dental Problems At Bay

by Julia Samuel on  June 25, 2015 at 3:07 PM Dental News
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To take care of oral health, experts suggest a mouth rinse after every meal. Reducing intake of tea or coffee and including natural vegetables and fruits take care of your oral health.

Gunita Singh, cosmetic and laser dental surgeon shares how you can maintain oral hygiene:
Here’s How You Can Maintain Oral Hygiene and Keep Dental Problems At Bay
Here’s How You Can Maintain Oral Hygiene and Keep Dental Problems At Bay

  • Rinse thoroughly after every meal either with water or a mouthwash.
  • Use floss or an interdental brush after a heavy meal to clean the gaps between the two teeth.
  • Use a mouth freshener in case you have heavily garnished meals.
  • Avoid sugary snacks (or include them along with your meals).
  • Try and munch on natural vegetables and fruits to satisfy your cravings as the fibers in them act as natural cleansers for your teeth.
  • You can also eat cheese to end your meal as it increases the salivary flow and reduces the risk of cavities as it cleans the sugar out of your mouth.
  • Sugarless gums are a great aid when you just can't brush or floss your teeth amidst an important meeting. Moreover, chewing xylitol gums also increase the salivary flow, like cheese, and reduce cavities.
  • Reduce your intake of tea or coffee to avoid getting unnecessary stains on teeth.


Source: IANS

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