How to brush your teeth?

Brushing of the teeth to effectively fulfill its role, it must be that it becomes a daily routine to get up, after every meal, and again before going to bed. Regularity is crucial, as the bacterial plaque is formed on a continuous basis, and only removing it again and again may avoid their harmful effect. But as important as respect this standard is to proceed with a proper technique: If brushing is incorrect, it does not fulfil its purpose and what is worse, can be harmful, damaging the teeth and irritate the gums. It is important that parents know what the correct technique for dental brushed before teaching it to their children, because if the procedure does not learn well from the beginning, it is then difficult to correct. Better yet, they can request the collaboration of the dentist, who, with the help of special models can be done easier and more effective understanding of the technique and, if necessary, can monitor how the child is carried out. Worth emphasizing these aspects because the studies carried out in this regard reveals that there is a large percentage of children who do not brush teeth with the necessary frequency and, even among those who do, many who do not know to brush properly. If brushing is considered as what is a technical, and learn how to do it right, will be sure to protect the teeth.

Why brushing teeth after eating?

Mission of brushing is to remove dental plaque, where a few germs that are part of the bacterial flora of the mouth and that, even though they are not pathogenic, to degrade from food sugars produced some acidic substances that can damage the surface of the teeth. Although the bacterial plaque is formed on an ongoing basis, its most harmful action develops after eating, when acid production is higher because germs are then nutritional substances which are also fed. Therefore it is essential to brush their teeth after every meal and before that spend thirty minutes, which is what takes the bacteria to produce their acid secretions.

Advice given by dental practitioners with regard is to brush our teeth often and not to rest without sanitize teeth,Many things are preventable: from bad breath to caries and gingivitis.

Recommended brushing about three times per day and having consistency in this. You can see that if after the dinner you do not have cepillas teeth, the bacteria in your mouth would have many hours to go , installing because not you’ve eliminated them one planed, and this could cost you some decay and economic costs of disposal.

Step by Step Procedure to Brush the teeth

We are going step by step

1.   The correct brushing of the external face:

The outer face of the teeth is comparatively better off than the others, because it is in contact with the lips and because it is more accessible to the brushing. However, is that most incorrect technique can suffer: to brush each and every one of teeth, by his side, from gum and with a vertical movement of scanning, both senior and lower teeth.

In the case of the lower teeth, the movement must begin on the edge of the gum and go bottom up, towards the free edge

The expensive external: teeth should be brushed with movements in vertically, making a sweeping action.

The upper teeth, brushing should also begin on the edge of the gum and direct from top down.

2.    The correct brushing of inner side:

Careful brushing from the inner side of the teeth is of great importance, since it is not so easy to perform, and therefore is generally neglected. On the other hand, it is also common to accumulate remains of food in the small gaps are between tooth and tooth, or tooth and gum, and that naturally can be eliminated with the brushed dental. This part of the brushing is for children, which is more complex, and therefore should be the explanation that makes them more clearly. On the other hand, the best thing is to use a brush small with anatomical shape, with an angle between the head and the handle to facilitate access to all corners of the mouth.

The inner side should brush from the boundary between the teeth and the gum to the free edge, with a movement of scanning which is achieved through a twist of the wrist. The action has been repeated several times in each sector, both in the upper teeth as inferior.

3.      The correct brushing of the masticadora face:

The brushing of the upper face of the premolars and molars, which serves to grind food, is less than crucial. the occlusal surface of these teeth presents multiple grooves and small cracks where dental plaque builds up and is easy to start a decay. While all the teeth may be affected by this disorder, the most common location during childhood corresponds to the premolars pieces already wheels. For this reason, it is advisable to apply a special cleaning care, brushing the internal and external sides and which comes into contact with foodstuffs in the Act of chewing, and devoted to the process space of time to ensure the complete removal of dental plaque.

How to brush teeth Step 3
How to brush teeth Step 3

To carry out the cleaning of the chewing molars and premolars face there to support the brush and carry out a series of circular movements so that the tip of the bristles penetrate in the grooves and fissures. The procedure must be in all lower and upper parts of the teeth.

Why massage the gums?

It should complement the cleaning of the teeth with a massage of gums that activate the blood circulation, tonifique tissue and also facilitates the removal of remnants of food in the Groove between the gums and teeth. To carry out this massage must be using a dry brush without toothpaste the brush should be supported with a slight tilt on the gingiva and then perform a series of minor movements forward backwards, without moving the brush this technique is repeated throughout both gums as many times as necessary to give them a massage in its entirety.

The danger of incorrect brushing

As important is as making a correct brushing avoid inappropriate brushing ineffective and harmful as it is which is to strongly move the brush in horizontal direction towards one and the other side. Apparently this is the most easy and convenient way of brushing the teeth but it is useless because not only does not allow booting bacterial plaque from all the tooth surface as it makes the vertical brush but you drag subjects the teeth. It is also a dangerous action because a strong horizontal brushing can damage the surface of the teeth and irritate the gums.

Improper brushing of teeth
Improper brushing of teeth