Hygienic and dental health

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It must become a routine after breakfast each meal and at bedtime it is most important.

The brush should be a medium. The brushing must be continues without exerting too much force to avoid damaging the gums.

The recommended technique is the modified Bass technique; this technique involves placing the brush at an angle of 45 degrees relative to the longitudinal axis of the teeth, brushing from the gum towards the bottom of the teeth.

The use of electric toothbrushes is recommended for patients who do not have a good brushing technique; you only have to apply it on the face of the teeth.

Finally clean the tongue, back and forth.

Dental floss can remove food debris and plaque left between teeth, where a toothbrush cannot remove, avoiding interproximal tooth decay. It is advisable to pass it at least once a day especially at night.

When there is the presence of open interdental spaces, there is a solution for cleaning it. Interdental brushes, allow effective cleaning of these spaces, helping to protect against tooth decay and periodontal disease.

Oral irrigation is the direct application of a water stream or mouth wash recommended by the dentist, that helps eliminating bacteria build up on the teeth, gums and difficult to reach areas.

The Waterpik® oral water jets provide a better health to your gums, it is clinically demonstrated that, the use of a water jet in combination with manual brushing provides a 93% efficacy in the improvement of the gingival health compared with the use of just the manual toothbrush. Oral water jets are broadly indicated and particularly useful to people wearing orthodontics, implants or crowns as well as people suffering from diabetes.

Patients in orthodontic treatment should have a more thorough oral hygiene.

An optimal orthodontic treatment will allow you to enjoy a nice smile and a healthy mouth, although this is NOT enough if it is not accompanied by correct daily oral hygiene.