Gum Stimulators For A More Healthy Smile
Most people think that simply brushing their teeth
is enough to retain fresh breath, and make positive impressions on
others. We have all gone through it, and/or seen others go through
it: brushing teeth before an interview, using breath spray like it
is hair spray, chewing gum, etc. Is all that enough?
Obviously not! Why else would women escape to the
bathroom all the time? Now granted, some women do use the bathrooms
as a discussion area, but there is much more to it than that. Why do
companies spend millions promoting gums, mints, and sprays? If you
only brush your teeth in the morning, you are doing yourself a
tremendous disservice. Even if you brush your teeth before bed, you
almost always wake up with an unpleasant or outright nasty odor in
The suggestions I outline below will help you fight
bad breath and increase the attractiveness of your smile and the
health of your teeth. After completely brushing your teeth, floss
them. Many people ignore or skip this step, which is a mistake. Some
people are comfortable using the typical string-like floss.
Unfortunately, you inevitably miss a few teeth and
the process requires some fairly tight hand maneuvers. If you are
comfortable with this method, stick to it!
Otherwise, I recommend the suggestion below Most
stores offer gum stimulators in their 'Health & Beauty'
sections. They basically look like small sticks with teardrops on
the end of them. Similar to flossing, you just insert the tip of the
"teardrop" between your teeth, push it up until it is snug with your
gums, and then bring it back down. It will stimulate your gums and
remove excess tartar that gets deposited in those regions. Besides
helping you with your bad breath battle, it will make your next
dental visit less painful.
After flossing, you absolutely MUST rinse out your
mouth to flush tarter and kill bacteria that are lingering in your
mouth. Do this for at least 90 seconds, so you get the maximum
benefit. Make sure that you use a mouthwash that does not contain
The Bad Breath
Report offers advice on how to create a super-powerful mouthwash
using two household ingredients. These steps will not solve your
problem permanently. However, if you incorporate them into your
morning and evening routines, much of the problem will dissipate,
and become more manageable.
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