Dental care

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Dental care
Intervention
MeSH D003729

Dental care is the maintenance of healthy teeth. Forms include:

Oral Hygiene[edit]

The practice of cleaning the human mouth and human teeth has been known to be completed in different ways, most common of all is tooth brushing. Brushing ones teeth has been a dental care concept for many years, known to have been observed in the ancient Egyptians. The act of toothbrushing normally consists of two tools, a toothbrush, and toothpaste. A toothbrush it a handle which has fiber bristles on one end, this brush is used scrub the teeth. Toothpaste is a gel paste often applied to the toothbrush to enhance oral hygiene, toothpastes have also been known to have another usage, which is to beautify teeth.

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