Teeth are sensitive part of body and very useful one. You cannot afford to lose your teeth for any reason as you need to chew and bite. Teeth cleaning are a must for the health of your teeth, their long life and your perfect smile. The reasons behind teeth cleaning are very simple and straight forward.
Plaque and germs grow in your gums if you don't brush your teeth to spoil your food that you eat as well as and also cause diseases. You would not like to eat in dirty utensils because your food will be infected and dirty. Teeth are tools for eating in your mouth, just like utensils. So you need to clean them as well. There are various methods that are used for teeth cleaning. There are some ancient as well as modern methods for doing so that are based on the older techniques.
Older people used to clean their teeth by not using brush but chew stick, tree twig, bird feather, animal bone or porcupine. They used naturally available resources for cleaning their teeth. Today's man uses some standard means. Oral hygiene is more concentrated on now than before. Most of the people regularly visit their doctors to take care of even a single problem of their teeth.
Brushing is the most frequently used technique for teeth cleaning. You should pick your brush according to your teeth structure and ease of use. There are certain standards available for brushes. Carefully select your brush as it can have a huge effect on the ways to clean your teeth.
It becomes worn out and ineffective. Also, change your brush frequently so that brush doesn't get germs on it too. Bacteria can reside in the bristles of your tooth brush. Normally, you should change your tooth brush every 3 months but you can consult your dentist for more accurate estimate.
Tooth paste is used with brush for teeth cleaning. Use some good quality tooth paste including fluoride in it. Good toothpaste is very effective for health of your teeth.
Flossing is another way, which is one step above normal brushing method. It clears food particles from the space between your two teeth. Food particles can be a source for bacteria growth, infection or any other damage to your teeth if they stay long enough in there. Also it removes plaque from your teeth. Both remaining food particles and plaque can cause irritation and infection on your gums that leads to bleeding and infection there.
Doctors suggest flossing to be an effective teeth cleaning method. Amongst older techniques, miswaak, twig of the Salvadora persica tree is still in use and very effective and healthy way for cleaning teeth and for oral hygiene. Baking sodas is also effective in polishing your teeth and make them clean without scratching the surface of your teeth. It can whiten your teeth visibly and without and disadvantage.
Teeth cleaning are very important for your oral health. And oral health is quite important for your health. So always concentrate on the health of your teeth. Remember, health is mainly dependent on oral hygiene.