Doctor Answers (8) on Cleaning tooth
Tongue should be cleaned daily and is absolutely safe, but there is a certain procedure to clean it.The strokes should be from back to front and not to and fro I.e. inside out only
Food accumulation can be easily corrected by a dentist depending on the cause of it. It may be cavities, rotated teeth, contacts problem etc.
For exact Suggestions, we need some more investigations including clinical pictures and Xrays if needed,
Consult nearby dentist for diagnosis.
Brush twice daily especially at night. You can learn good brushing technique. Consider some good YouTube video for that.
Use mouthwash 2 times a day.
For the food stuck between teeth, you can use dental floss ( a thin specifically made rope like thing) or thermoseal proxa interdental brush.
Using tongue cleaner for cleaning tongue everyday is alway preferred.
there are multiple reasons for that like cavities, natural spaces, gum problems, etc. you need to visit a dentist & ascertain the correct reason. Food lodgement in between teeth is not a good sign. please visit a dentist.
Tongue cleaning - yes it is a good habit to clean your tongue daily.