The method of brushing teeth that the department of health recommends is 2-2-2 brushing.
2: Brush your teeth twice a day, morning and night. To reduce microorganisms or plaque in the mouth
2: Brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste for at least 2 minutes, clean all over the mouth, all teeth, all sides.
2: Do not eat sweets or sweet food after brushing for 2 hours to keep the mouth clean for as long as possible.
- Flossing Should use dental floss to clean between the teeth. Because between the teeth is the area where the toothbrush bristles can’t reach to clean thoroughly. Tooth decay and gingivitis are more common than other areas. It is recommended to floss at least once a day, before or after brushing your teeth.
- Encourage self-examination of the oral cavity The basic method of oral health care to know the condition that Do we brush our teeth well or do we have tooth decay or gingivitis? What’s wrong with your mouth? It is recommended to check at least once a day after brushing your teeth.
- Recommend oral examination by dental personnel At least once a year to receive advice, care and treatment early. Prevent the problem from spreading more than it should. Helps keep teeth and gums in good condition
- Common oral health problems The mouth is the door to health. Oral health problems can be the starting point for other serious health problems, or they can be related to other health problems. The main oral health problems are caries and periodontitis. which is found in most of the country’s population and affects the quality of life in almost all ages of the population.