It is very important that you prepare your teeth and gums before seeing your dentist Hollywood. Nevertheless, even if you religiously brush and floss your teeth, the main concern is if you are doing it right. It has to be done right. Usually, your dentist will show you how it’s done but just in case you forget, here are the following techniques to brushing and flossing that will give you the ideal results. Trust us, if you do this religiously, your dentist will be very impressed.
According to the American Dental Association, proper brushing should be done using a soft-bristled toothbrush. Hold it at a 45-degree angle starting at your gumline. Gently brush your gums before moving to your teeth. Concentrate on the outside surface of your teeth and then the backsides. Also, brush the front of your teeth vertically to remove plaque. Make sure you brush all the way back to include your molars.
When flossing isn’t done right it can cause your gums to bleed. There’s also a possibility that food particles will still be left in the tiny gaps between your teeth. Proper flossing involves getting a long piece of floss and winding them around your finger to secure it. Gently slide the floss up and down the spaces of your teeth. Don’t be rash, take your time to ensure that you will not hurt your gums.
Don’t just do these steps before seeing your dentist Hollywood, make it a habit to do it every day with our without a dental checkup. At TLC Dental & Orthodontics, are committed to enhancing the quality of life while restoring self-assurance, rebuilding confident smiles, and encouraging both dental and medical wellness. Call us today for an appointment.