Below are the essential things which I have learned through hard experience that I need to bring during any long term travel (except the lady stuff.. but it’s included for the girlfriend’s sake). Not having these items has made for some interesting experiences, some funny, some uncomfortable and some really really annoying. But all pretty memorable, which could even be argued as a good enough reason to leave some behind I guess!
Flossing is something that people do not take seriously enough. It’s just as important as brushing and helps to reduce plaque, cavities, and gingivitis. Keeping your mouth clean can also prevent you from getting bad breath.
It is not enough, however to simply chart progress when it comes to your children and their teeth. It is imperative to teach proper brushing and flossing techniques. When you visit the dentist, the hygienist will gladly show your child how to brush properly to clean the teeth and keep them free of bacteria. Flossing is difficult for children to master. You may want to purchase some prepackaged flossers that are easy for children to hold and manipulate. As they get older, you can teach them how to use http://dailyfloss.org/ properly.
Take it one tooth at a time. Slide the floss into the space between your gum and tooth. Use the floss to gently rub the side of the tooth in an up-and-down motion. Unwind fresh floss as you progress to the rest of your teeth.
If that wasn’t bad enough, we were actually at the dentist to have his upper gum area assessed due to a bad injury. He had been trying to lift a heavy construction dolly out of the way for me. The handle slipped out when he yanked it up and it slammed into his upper mouth. When I looked at him, he his lip was at least two inches thick with swelling and blood was pouring from the sides of his mouth, pooling at his feet. I looked for teeth in the pool of blood as I registered just how serious this injury could be.
First is called the nail polish method. It implies applying a small amount of transparent nail polish on top of the affected area. Nail polish cuts off oxygen supply to the inflicted part and causes it to gradually dry out. When the problem has dried, it can be simply cut off from the stalk.
Gloves or mittens are great to put into a teenage boys stocking. You can squeeze a baseball cap into a teenage boys or a warm wooly winter hat can fit into Christmas stockings too. Socks or slippers may also fit into a stocking for a teenage boy. Socks are a practical present that teenage boys can always use. Teenage boys may even start to need dress socks and putting some dress socks in a stocking may be appreciated.
Whitening my teeth isn’t much of a problem, given the aforementioned procedures. I always have the option to look good and feel confident with my smile through them. I suggest that you follow suit. What’s a few dozen bucks worth of dental expenses, if the prize is an eternally perfect smile, anyway?