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Ways of Removing Bacteria from Below Your Gum Line

Posted on 6/25/2018 by Andrew Weber
Bacteria Below Gum Line Excellent Dental Specialists TX 78232-4354One of the keys to healthy teeth and gums is removing the bacteria that grow on them. The best way to remove the bacteria from the teeth is by flossing and brushing regularly That is also one of the best ways to remove the bacteria from the surface of the gums.

The problem is that there are bacteria below the teeth and the top of the gum. It is important to know how to get rid of the bacteria that grows below the gum line. If this is not one, a person will run into problems

Home Care and Visiting the Dentist

At home, you can clean slightly below the gum line with three different techniques.

•  Brushing - Part of cleaning below the gum line involves making sure that everything about the gum line is lean. That is done with brushing the teeth twice a day. That can help remove the bacteria that are close to the gum line. It is not recommended to brush below the gum line as that could cause cuts or abrasions in the gums that cause problems.
•  Flossing - Flossing will also remove some of the bacteria that are close to the gum line You should floss once a day.
•  Mouthwash - Rinsing with mouth wash can remove bacteria from the mouth, including around the teeth the gums and below the gum line. You should move the mouthwash around the mouth for at least 30 seconds before spitting it out. You should use mouthwash once a day.

To get a good cleaning below the gum line, the best bet is to head to a dental professional. We have the tools and the products to safely clean the teeth, the gum line and below the gum line to help you maintain your oral health. You should have a professional cleaning at least twice a year

If you want to get your teeth and gums cleaned professionally or if you notice problems with your gums that include swelling, bleeding or painful gums, do not wait until the problems get worse. Contact us now to help you keep your great smile.

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