Dental Care Products

Written by Christa Gatewood
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The most important dental care products you should have in your medicine cabinet are a good toothbrush, floss, and a bacteria-eliminating rinse. There are many brands of all of these things available on the market. You may prefer one brand to another, but there are certain features you should look for in all of them.

Dental Products Everyone Should Have

A good toothbrush should have soft to medium bristles. Brushing with a hard bristled brush can lead to gum recession and damaging of tooth enamel. You should also choose a brush with a small enough head to fit into hard to reach areas of the mouth. It is also a good idea to learn proper brushing technique. You should always be brushing in a circular fashion, and be careful not to brush too hard.

Floss is also an essential dental product that everyone should have. While there are as many different varieties of floss as there are toothbrushes, which variety you choose is less important. All floss is designed to get in between teeth. Whether the floss is waxed, thin, or minted is a matter of personal preference. As long as the floss is able to fit between your teeth, it will work.

Finally, it is important to have a mouthwash or other dental product that is capable of eliminating bacteria from the mouth that is not removed by brushing and flossing. Brushing and flossing cannot get every piece of bacteria, so using an antiseptic mouthwash or natural essential oil remedy is an important step. Try out a few, and see which one works best for you.

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