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    What is Good Oral Hygiene?

    Oral Health Conditions By Dr Poonam Sachdev , Expert Content / Feb 24, 2011
    What is Good Oral Hygiene?

    Good oral hygiene makes your mouth appear and smell healthy.

     

    This denotes that

    • Your teeth are clean and do not have debris
    • Color of gums is pink that do not hurt or bleed when you brush or floss
    • You do not have persistent bad breath 

    Consult your dentist if you have

    • Gums that hurt or bleed while brushing or flossing
    • Persistent bad breath

    Your dentist or hygienist can advice and teach you

    • Good oral hygiene techniques and
    • Show areas of your mouth that probably need extra attention during brushing and flossing.

     

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