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Why is dental cleaning at home not enough?

Cleaning at home is not enough to combat bacterial plaque and tartar since toothpaste, floss and mouthwash cannot remove the most difficult tartar. For this you need a qualified professional.

Remember that our immune system considers these bacteria a foreign body, and like any pathogen will try to fight it with inflammation and bleeding, latter is very uncomfortable for people as well as not very aesthetic. It is also important to understand that the accumulation of tartar is associated with a loss of teeth.

HOW COULD I IMPROVE MY DENTAL HYGIENE AT HOME?

The first battle against dental diseases is in our power and it is the dental cleaning that we practice every day.

These tips can help you improve your cleaning so that you can prevent:

  • Brush your teeth three times a day, using the sweeping technique. This technique helps prevent bacterial plaque and tartar from accumulating between teeth and gums.
  • Flossing is key to eliminating the remains of food that are trapped between the teeth, especially pieces of meat.
  • Avoid processed foods, they generate cavities in our teeth and other bacteria.
  • ¬†This last one is a bonus and very important since most people are more often outside working, bringing our dental cleaning utensils will be key to maintaining our dental health wherever we go. Especially if we know that we are going to eat away from home.

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