Brush your teeth

Healthy teeth are now a rarity.And then all affected; and food, and proper care.It seems that people learn to brush their teeth in childhood, but there are still things that you should pay attention, because dental health affects not only the correct technique of brushing.It is also important not to make mistakes when choosing a toothbrush and toothpaste.

Toothbrushes are hard, medium hard, soft, and rarely - ekstramyagkie.Hard toothbrushes provide the most powerful massage, so they recommended to use for people with perfectly healthy gums.Soft toothbrush should be chosen with bleeding gums and sensitive teeth.Toothbrushes with medium hardness are made for those who doubt and yet not risk buying hard.

Bristles, which is used in toothbrushes, different in hardness.New development of synthetic materials so improve their quality of what is now toothbrushes with synthetic bristles are much better quality than a brush with natural bristles.They are more hygienic, clean teeth better and better to clean and

massage gums well.

Toothpastes are generally selected according to your taste or habit.This is not entirely true, toothpaste, too, should be selected based on individual characteristics.

If you do not have any particular problems, and the teeth are in excellent condition - you will accept hygiene pastes that contain no active ingredients.The main purpose of such pastes - cleaning of the teeth from plaque food and deodorizing mouth.They have a mild antibacterial effect due to plant extracts of sage, chamomile, St. John's wort, linden or propolis.

In addition, there is a whole group of toothpastes that have therapeutic and preventive action.Their purpose, in addition to cleansing the surface of teeth, is the suppression of the microflora, which causes periodontal disease and caries, remineralization of tooth enamel, reducing inflammation.

protivokarioznye effect, for example, by the presence of fluoride in the paste and calcium, and whitening toothpaste (restore the natural whiteness of teeth) have a marked abrasive effect.However, they can not be used continuously.These pastes dentists recommend the use of short-term courses of 7-10 days, or just 1-2 times a week, and in the rest of the time to take care of oral hygiene usual paste.

the only way to achieve a good result.If daily brushing your teeth with toothpaste powerful antibacterial components, resulting in the aggravation of diseases mozhnopoluchit because disturbed the natural balance between microorganisms.Moreover, the "bad" bacteria are perfectly able to adapt, and eventually cease to have toothpaste on them any influence.

Useful tips

- Currently very popular among consumers are the so-called "family" paste.Experts also believe that this is not the best option.We should choose the paste individually, because each person has some features and dental problems.

- hygiene for adults detrimental effect on the enamel of children's teeth.In general, children's toothpastes are divided into two main groups: for children up to 6 years: they have a low concentration of fluoride

for children from 6 to 12 years old: the fluoride content in the paste is about the same as in the paste for adults and abrasiveness retained low.

- Storage toothbrushes - is also an important issue.Dentists say that each family member requires a separate special glass, which should be kept and brush (bristles up).Otherwise microbes living in the oral cavity parents may appear in the mouth at their children (or vice versa).

- When buying a toothbrush note the presence of the rubber sockets located on the handle horizontally or vertically - they slip in their hands, thus protect the gums from injury.