It is important to understand that dental care is an essential factor for general health.
1. TOOTH BRUSH
Tooth brush is an essential oral hygiene instrument.The people of ancient civilizations used twigs from medicinal plants to clean their teeth.today there are ultrasonic tooth brush to remove plaque from your teeth.Though most of the tooth surfaces can be cleaned with tooth brush some areas remain uncleaned.
2. TOOTH PASTE
Tooth paste comes in various colors, and flavors. It contains a detergent which acts as an effective cleaning agent.It helps in reducing friction while brushing and also helps to disinfect those areas that are hard to reach with tooth brush. It works best when it is used in combination with tooth brush.
3. DENTAL FLOSS
It is a thin filament which is used to clean the inter-dental areas of your teeth.These areas are usually hard to reach with a tooth brush.It is also efficient in cleaning the areas under dental crowns.
4. INTER-DENTAL BRUSH
It is a narrow brush that helps to clean inter-proximal areas.It works efficiently in areas that are to big to floss.
5. TONGUE CLEANER
Tongue cleaners are usually scrubbing devices which are used to scrape of deposits accumulating on your tongue. If unchecked these deposits can accumulate to house a lot of harmful bacteria. Regular use tongue cleaner in conjunction with tooth brushing gives the best results when it comes to overall health.
6. ORAL IRRIGATORS
Oral irrigators are devices that use water to irrigate inaccessible areas. It flushes out food particles from the areas inaccessible to tooth brush.
7. INTER-DENTAL TIP
Inter-dental tip is made up of soft rubber,wood. It is rounded at the tip and is attached to the handle.It helps to remove soft deposits from gums.It aids massage gums particularly in areas of inflammation.