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Benefits of rinsing with salt for teeth

 Where the teeth require daily and permanent care, because they are the most vulnerable organs to the activity of germs and bacteria due to eating food and drinking various fluids, and some people ignore the importance of cleaning the teeth after meals, or before going to sleep, which enhances the activity of bacteria in the mouth and teeth, and in contrast there are Many methods that can be done to clean and disinfect the mouth, other than brushing and toothpaste; The example of a salt rinse that we will talk about its benefits for teeth in this article.

Benefits of rinsing with salt for teeth:

As rinsing with water and salt makes the environment of the oral cavity alkaline for a temporary period, which limits the multiplication of bacteria around the teeth, thus protecting them from decay and inflammation, eliminating bad breath due to bacteria, in addition to the role of salt in calming the mucous membranes of the mouth, treating bleeding gums and their problems, and accelerating Healing wounds through the effectiveness of warm water in stimulating blood circulation in the mouth area as well, so dentists recommend using a rinse of water and salt, to reduce inflammation resulting from tooth extraction, or to treat oral ulcers.

Advantages of using a salt rinse:

  1.  Easy access to mouthwash ingredients, as they are always present at home, and only require warm water and a little salt.
  2.  It does not cause a burning sensation in the mouth, or irritation of the tissues of the mouth, so it is safe for those who suffer from allergies to some types of ready-made lotions.
  3.  Ease of preparation and use.

Damages of excessive use of salt rinse:

Where excessive use of salt rinse may lead to tooth decay in some cases, as salt damages the enamel layer that covers the teeth, in addition to causing a person to feel vomiting, especially if excessive amounts of salt are used for rinsing, or causing dry mouth with passing Time, so it is recommended to use it in a moderate way to cleanse the mouth and maintain cleanliness of the teeth, in addition to using other known means of cleaning teeth. Such as brush, paste, dental floss, and lotion. Tips.

Tips for maintaining oral and dental health:

  •  Continuing to clean the teeth on a daily basis, once in the morning when waking up from sleep, and another in the evening before going to sleep, and dentists mention that the activity of bacteria doubles in the mouth and around the teeth, especially during the night.
  •  Adopting the correct methods of cleaning the teeth, and you can consult a doctor in this regard, and choose the method through which a person is comfortable in cleaning his teeth.
  •  Use a comfortable toothbrush; For example, it is made of straight fibers, or the use of an electric toothbrush, with the need to replace the brush when you notice the wear of the fibers.
  •  Use toothpaste in a moderate way, as it is enough to put a small amount on the brush before starting to brush the teeth.
  •  Brushing and pasting the teeth in a soft way, as some brush their teeth in a vigorous or violent way, especially in the morning, when the person is in a hurry to get out without knowing that doing so will damage the tooth and the gums as well.
  •  Using dental floss, it is necessary to remove food debris, especially in places where the brush does not reach. Use lotion sparingly.