May 24, 2024, 01:03 PM IST

Tips to maintain oral health

Deepika Shakya

Brush your teeth in the morning and before bed for two minutes each time using fluoride toothpaste.

Brush Twice Daily

Floss once a day to remove food particles and plaque between your teeth that your toothbrush can't reach.

Floss Daily

Rinse with an antimicrobial mouthwash to reduce bacteria and freshen your breath.

Use Mouthwash

Reduce intake of sweets and sodas, which can lead to tooth decay.

Limit Sugary Foods and Drinks

Consume plenty of fruits, vegetables, and dairy products to provide essential nutrients for strong teeth and gums.

Eat a Balanced Diet

Drink plenty of water to wash away food particles and bacteria, and to keep your mouth moist.

Stay Hydrated

Smoking and chewing tobacco can cause gum disease and oral cancer, so it’s best to avoid them.

Avoid Tobacco

Wear a mouthguard during sports to prevent injury and avoid using your teeth to open packages or bottles.

Protect Your Teeth

Disclaimer: This content including advice gives generic information only and is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion