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Tips on Why Power Toothbrushes Are Better

Features
Unless you have been living under a rock, you have noticed a growing popularity in electric tooth brushes. You might have thought these were just a gimmick, but studies do show that electric tooth brushes do provide superior plaque removal.

Additionally, with so many different types and features available, it’s easy to find one that suits your specific oral health needs.

Superior Action
A study done in 2005 found that brushes that used rotation oscillation removed more plaque and reduced gingivitis significantly more than with manual brushes.

Ease of Use
It goes without saying that a power toothbrushes offer a convenience factor that manual brushes do not. A manual tooth brush requires manual action back and forth along your teeth; and many people do not brush their teeth in the correct manner. Power toothbrushes take all of the manual action and guess work out of brushing. You can always feel comfortable that your teeth are getting a thorough cleaning every time you brush.

Benefits
Power tooth brushes are full of features to make them even easier to use. Most come with a charging holder that conveniently sits on the counter and charges them when they are not in use. They generally come with a full array of features including: interchangeable heads with varying bristle stiffness, varying brushing modes for sensitive teeth and gum messaging action, pressure sensors to signal when you are brushing too hard, and digital reminders of when you need to change your head.

Tips on How to Avoid Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is a result bacteria repeatedly attacking your teeth. The growth of bacteria is facilitated when we eat acidic or sugary foods. The bacteria also known as plaque, fixes itself to the crevices in the gums and teeth. Failure to remove this bacteria in time results in tooth decay.

A lot of tooth decay related problems can be avoided by adhering to devoting yourself to proper dental hygiene. Make sure to Brush at least twice a day is a must to maintain healthy teeth, also make sure you are using a fluoride toothpaste.

All about Tooth Decay
When the bacteria interacts with the food you eat creates an acidic byproduct.This byproduct beaks down the tooth’s surface. The breakdown of this surface is tooth decay. Every time you eat, there is an attack that is going on in your mouth.

Your body is constantly trying to fight back against the destructive acids, it creates saliva, that helps neutralize the acid and wash it away. The saliva also contains calcium and phosphate to rebuild the areas of the teeth when they become damaged.

Foods & Beverages to Avoid
Certain foods can tip the scales and make your body lose the fight. Sticky foods such as caramel and raisins, should be avoided because it facilitates an acid attack that cannot be repaired naturally.

It is important not to let your children fall asleep with a bottle, or let them carry the bottle around with them because the liquid will be used by the bacteria to create acids that will result in tooth decay. This condition is known as baby bottle syndrome.

To help in the prevention, it is important to limit the amount of sugar you ingest; as well as avoid sticky foods and sodas for snacks.

Plaque
You can help reduce your chances of having tooth decay by following a simple daily routine. First is to make sure that you brush twice a day at a minimum, also make sure to floss daily. Additionally it is important to have your teeth cleaned professionally twice a year.

Preventing Tooth Decay
There are some ways to help prevent tooth decay even beyond what is mentioned above. To prevent tooth decay forming in the molars, one very effective solution is to have a dentist paint a plastic coating called a pit and fissure sealant on these areas. This will act as a barrier that will protect the tooth from acid and plaque.

Fluoride is also another important factor to take dental health one step further. A Fluoride rinse or using a fluoride toothpaste will help protect your teeth from decay, by supplying your teeth with needed ingredients to help in natural tooth restoration.

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