A Guide To Night Time Oral Health

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Keeping you gums healthy, your teeth strong and maintaining a bright smile is not just a day job. Your mouth needs protection even at night. Night time oral hygiene is very important. When sleeping, we do not swallow. The bacteria in the mouth increases throughout the night. The goal at night is to avoid giving anything to the bacteria to feed and break off. Brushing, flossing and rinsing with mouthwash are the basic requirements of nighttime hygiene.

Steps for Basic Nighttime Oral Hygiene:


Brushing is essential in protecting the teeth from plaque accumulation and tooth decay. You should use a soft bristled brush and toothpaste containing fluoride. Gently Brush back and forth in short strokes. Brush the outer surface first, the inner surface and then the chewing surface of your teeth.

Brushing right after dinner or before bed depends on your susceptibility to dental disease. People at low risk for gum disease and cavities can wait until bedtime to brush. Higher risk patients should brush both right after dinner and before bed.


Flossing allows you to reach plaque that can not be removed with a toothbrush. Flossing enables you to remove plaque while it is still soft. Once the plaque has hardened, it forms tartar. This can only be removed by a hygienist or dentist. Balmain Dentist – Lisa Chong, says that flossing once everyday prevents gum disease. Proper flossing entails using an 18 inch long strand to gently rub and guide the floss against the teeth. Rub back and forth against each tooth as you go. slide the floss into the space between the gum and the tooth when you get to the root of the tooth. Keep rubbing gently then slowly floss away from the gum. repeat this for the rest

Rinsing with Mouthwash

Rinsing with mouthwash helps to maintain a fresh breath and a cavity and plaque free teeth. Your gums are also secured from gingivitis. Follow the instructions on the mouthwash packaging for best results.

Booking a Removal Company


Before booking a removal company, it is very important to make sure that you have thought through about when you want to move for you to be able to make prior arrangements. Make sure that you have an inventory of all your belongings and if possible you can take pictures of them. By now, you should also be deciding on the items that you do not want them to pack so that you will be able to give them clear instructions on what you want them to pack and what they should not pack.

Taking an inventory of all the belongings that you want moved will help you to be able to estimate the right space that you will need. Overestimating of the space is a loss as the space is wasted and no money is refunded. Underestimating the space you require will mean that your belongings will not fit in the removal van and this means two things.

One is that you may not be able to move that day and hence will book another bigger van or the other option is that they will move some of the belongings, unload and come back for the rest of them. All this will mean waste of time and extra charges. If you let them know right off the bat, about things that need to be moved, then based on those details, they can then send a man and a van or two men and a truck for your needs.

While booking a removal company, it is important to ensure that you have thoroughly checked their references and credentials too so as to ensure that your belonging will be safe. It is advisable for one to look for a removal companies that provide insurance because moving involves risks. Ensure that you have examined their insurance and confirmed that it actually covers everything.

Inform the moving company of your planned moving date in advance so that they are able come and assess your belongings for them to plan on the personnel they will require, the insurance needed and the van. This will also help them give you an accurate quote. They will also be in a position to suggest how long it would take for the whole process of packing and moving. With this you are able to plan yourself better.

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