The truth is that whatever type of paste used, the method and frequency of brushing plays the important role in maintaining proper oral hygiene. Sometimes special indications for remineralising paste and fluoride paste for children more prone to develop cavities. Desensitising paste is mostly prescribed in adults with sensitivity in teeth.
- Two times brushing (morning and night). Brushing at night before going to bed is very important.
- Gargling after each meal and snack
- If food always gets lodged between the teeth then use of interdental brushes and flossing are to be used. This is mostly needed in elderly children greater than eleven years.
- Decrease the frequency of consumption of sweets.