Importance of Proper Oral Hygiene Schedule Today, most of the people are suffering from some form of gum diseases, teeth issues, inflammation or infection of the gums or any other type of serious dental problems. Such types of problems are not only found in growing children, but in adults also. It has been observed that people tend to ignore their dental problems, which may result in the damage of the gums and the bones. Therefore, in order to curb such serious issues, it is important to focus on the proper oral hygiene. Proper oral hygiene schedule Proper oral hygiene schedule will not only protects your teeth & gums, but also preserve your beautiful smile. With the help of right tools and techniques, you can easily improve your oral health. Dentists/orthodontists always recommend brushing twice a day with a soft-bristled brush and toothpaste to remove the food particles. They also suggest the correct brushing techniques to remove the plaque. It will easily remove the bacteria, prevent bad breath as well as restore overall oral health. They also suggest many other essential things to prevent serious gum diseases, such as: • • • • • • • • • • • • Always ensure to brush the outer, inner and biting surfaces of all your teeth. Make sure you brush your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Use soft-bristled brush to remove food and plaque. Chew sugarless gum to stimulate saliva production. Brush your teeth for two minutes twice a day. Always drink plenty of water to stay hydrated. Always take whole grains, low-sugar breads and cereals. Add fruits and vegetables in your daily diet. Visit dental office for oral examination. Try to floss every day – usually at bedtime. Always wear a mouth guard if you play a sport. If you experience bleeding gums or discomfort, visit your dentist immediately. Essentials of improving your oral health All these elements are highly useful to improve your oral health. Oral health is a vital and integral part of your overall well-being. It should also be noted that regular brushing and flossing are the keys to healthy and beautiful smile. Visit your dentists twice per year Needless to say, you should visit your dentists twice a year for regular check-up. In this way, you will not only improve the functionality of your teeth and gums, but also prevent them from serious dental issues, diseases and problems (such as Gingivitis, irritation, inflammation or infection of the gums or bad breath).