Healthy teeth are those devoid of cavities, tartar, plague and gingivitis (bleeding gums). Taking care of your teeth is as important as taking care of any other part of your body. Good dental health reduces your anxiety by half.
When you wake up in the morning you must first wash your mouth with a mouth wash. Choose one that is clove based as it helps to get rid of all the bacteria that collect in your mouth during the night. If you do not have a mouth wash handy then you can rinse your mouth with warm water and salt. It is equally effective. Follow up with brushing your teeth. Do not forget the teeth at the back, the sides and your tongue. Most of the bacteria collects on your tongue at night and will remain in there if not removed.
If you drink tea, coffee or any other fizzy drinks then you must rinse your mouth immediately after to get rid of the left over liquids that latch on to your teeth and begin the growth of bacteria that cause cavities in your teeth. You can use mouthwash several times a day without it causing too much harm.
Floss your teeth daily at night. This is one of the last things you must do before you hit the sack. This helps to remove all left over food particles tat may be logged into the cracks and crevices of your teeth and between your teeth.
If you have a habit of grinding your teeth; then you can either use a jaw guard to protect your teeth or place a clove of garlic into your mouth all night. These are effective ways of helping you to stop grinding your teeth. In addition to this if you know that your teeth grinding is a result of stress or anxiety then playing soothing meditative music will you to relax during the night and reduce the grinding of your teeth.
One must take care to visit your dentist regularly for a check up event though you may not be suffering from cavities or toothaches.