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Grooming - Teeth
Cleaning between the teeth once a day with floss or interdental cleaners removes plaque from between the teeth, areas where the toothbrush can't reach. It is essential in preventing gum disease.
By taking care of your teeth, eating a balanced diet and visiting your dentist regularly, you can have healthy teeth and an attractive smile your entire life. Follow these tips to keep your teeth and mouth clean. Nobody wants a model who has a bad smile or bad breath.
Models like Jodi Kidd have had to pay thousands of pounds for cosmetic dentistry so look after your teeth and hopefully you won't have to.

How do I brush my teeth properly?
· Use a disclosing tablet to stain the bacteria on your teeth so you know where to take extra care brushing.
· Place your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle against the gums.
· Move the brush back and forth gently in short (tooth-wide) strokes.
· Brush the outer tooth surfaces, the inner tooth surfaces, and the chewing surfaces of the teeth.
· Use the "toe" of the brush to clean the inside surfaces of the front teeth, using a gentle up-and-down stroke.
· Brush your tongue to remove bacteria and freshen your breath.
· Use a disclosing tablet to stain the bacteria on your teeth so you know where to take extra care brushing.

How do I floss my teeth?
· Break off about 18 inches of floss and wind most of it around one of your middle fingers. Wind the remaining floss around the same finger of the opposite hand. This finger will take up the floss as it becomes dirty. Hold the floss tightly between your thumbs and forefingers.
· Guide the floss between your teeth using a gentle rubbing motion. Never snap the floss into the gums.
· When the floss reaches the gum line, curve it into a C shape against one tooth. Gently slide it into the space between the gum and the tooth.
· Hold the floss tightly against the tooth. Gently rub the side of the tooth, moving the floss away from the gum with up and down motions.
· Repeat this method on the rest of your teeth.
· Don't forget the back side of your last tooth.
People who have difficulty handling dental floss may prefer to use another kind of interdental cleaner. These aids include special brushes, picks or sticks. If you use interdental cleaners, ask your dentist about how to use them properly, to avoid injuring your gums.

If you have crooked, stained or gappy teeth then consult a well-respected dental surgeon. A great smile is a great investment. Parade Cosmetic Dentist