ORAL HEALTH: How To Look After Your Teeth On the Go
By Space Coast Daily // September 1, 2017
Pack a Travel Toothbrush
Whether an adult or child, the most a person does to look after their teeth is a quick brush in the morning before work or school, and one again late at night. While this is generally accepted as standard when it comes to oral hygiene and healthcare, this may not always be enough in order to look after your teeth properly.
We understand that time can be a constraint when it comes to looking after your teeth properly, which is why it is important to know of different ways for you to look after your teeth on the go. Here, we’re taking a look at some of the simplest ways that you can do this, to guarantee that you are always at the top of your oral hygiene game, no matter where you are in the world!
Pack a Travel Toothbrush
Travel toothbrushes are an ideal solution for those looking to look after their teeth on the go. While you may want to consider some form of travel electric toothbrush in order to guarantee that you are getting the best clean of all time, there are a number of options to consider.
Travel toothbrushes and small toothpastes are also readily available in a number of drugstores and cosmetic shops, meaning looking after your teeth on the go has never been easier. The only downside to a travel toothbrush is the fact that you’re probably going to need a sink in order to do the job properly – but with plenty of public toilets available if you are on the go, there are a number of ways that you can do this.
The easiest way to ensure that you are looking after your teeth on the go is by flossing, and taking this with you while you’re travelling. While a travel toothbrush can be somewhat inconvenient, you can floss no matter where you are, and they’re not bulky to carry out with you either.
Flossing is a quick and simple way to get excess food and dirt out of your teeth, and while it is important to brush too, a quick floss after eating when you are on the go is a simple way to ensure that your teeth are well looked after, no matter where you are in the world.
Sugar Free Gum
One of the most talked about ways of helping to keep your oral hygiene up to scratch when you are on the go is the magic of sugar free gum. According to the NHS, chewing gum on a regular basis is said to help improve your oral health particularly after eating or drinking.
Chewing sugar free gum will help to produce more saliva in the mouth, helping to prevent any negative impact from damaging acids and help to replace any minerals lost by eating and drinking. It is important to ensure that the gum is sugar free however, in order to stop any extra, damaging sugar from entering your diet.
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