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Heres How You Can Make Your Teeth Happy
Dec 2016
Dr Shantanu Jaradi
Founder, Dentzz Dental Care

A sparkly smile is the biggest reason for you to keep your teeth and gums in the healthiest condition. Healthy teeth begets a charming smile and moreover, a sparkling white smile boosts your overall persona. But to maintain that healthy smile throughout your life, it’s important to practice good dental habits early on, in life. Also, there are simple ways that can help you to keep your teeth healthy and strong right from childhood to old age.

A happy set of teeth will not only enhance your oral health but will also help uplift your overall appearance, so going by the popular adage, ‘prevention is better than cure’, it is essential to maintain proper oral hygiene to help tackle dental problems like tooth decay, root canal, cavity build-up and other such discomforts. Thus, here are some tips to get healthy, pearly white teeth.

Rules For Great Dental Health

Maintain Hygiene
Though dental hygiene amongst children is of prime importance, it’s always a task for parents to convince their children to take proper care for their teeth. However, the first step towards gaining happy teeth is to improve your child’s brushing techniques. Follow a regular teeth brushing routine with your child. Supervise and show them the right technique to brush by brushing with them.

Invest in the right kind of toothbrush with soft bristles that remove the food particles which will consequently reduce the risk of gum infections. Tongue cleaning should also be a regular ritual after brushing, as this helps remove deposited bacteria and plaque formation. Similarly, bacteria get formulated even on the toothbrush, so it’s necessary to replace the toothbrush once it gets worn out. If you are using dentures, it is essential to periodically clean them and take them out of the mouth at least four hours in a day, to maintain the healthy lining of your mouth.