When you are discussing oral hygiene you need to look at 2 important aspects; cleaning your teeth in order to prevent cavities and the preventing bad breath. Buying expensive gadgets and products is not necessary; you can take care of your teeth with a few simple techniques and with the help of home products and remedies.
We all start the day by rinsing our mouths, washing our faces and brushing our teeth. But one needs to remember that this alone if not sufficient to keep your teeth clean and free from cavities. Now, the first thing you need to do is rinse your mouth with warm water and salt. Spend 3 to 4 minutes brushing your teeth. Rinse your mouth well to get rid of all the toothpaste from your mouth and then rinse your mouth with warm water and salt once again. Salt is known to kill germs and bacteria in your mouth and the warm water ensures that the germs are washed out of your mouth. If you start the day with this routine you will be prevent the possibilities or cavities in your mouth.
It is also very important for you to rinse your mouth after you eat any food or drink any sugar or caffeine based drinks. The former leads to cavities while the latter causes discoloration of the teeth and leaves scars and brown spots on your teeth.
In order to prevent bad breath you need to rinse your mouth with mouthwash often. Carry a bottle with you in your bag so that you can use it after meals. It is extremely important to rinse your mouth with a good mouth wash after you have smoked a cigarette.
Brush your tongue in the morning, after your meals and at night. This is one part of the mouth that we don’t pay any attention to and this is the one region that houses bacteria and germs that leads to bad breath and cavities. Use a special tongue cleaner once a week in order to get rid of the germs.
In order to whiten your teeth you need to use to prepare a solution using baking soda and water. Rinse your mouth with this solution. You can also brush your teeth with baking soda to whiten them.