Adversity of Tooth Brush

By August 5, 2016Dental Care Tips

Teeth can be damaged by several factors including poor oral hygiene, but also by wrong oral hygiene. Especially for sensitive teeth dentine and gums damages can be prevented by several measures including a correct brushing technique.

It is beneficial not to scrub horizontally over the necks of teeth, pressing the brush not too hard against the teeth, not choosing a tooth paste that is too abrasive, and maintain a waiting time of 30 minutes minimum after consumption of acidic food or drinks before brushing.

Harder tooth brushes reduce plaque more efficiently but are more stressful to teeth and gum, using a medium to soft tooth brush for a longer cleaning time was rated to be the best compromise between cleaning result and gum and tooth health.

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