The recent coronavirus disease is a type of respiratory illness like the flu. Its main symptoms include a cough, fever, and in severe cases, there might be difficulty in breathing. The people who already have underlying health conditions and weakened immune systems are at high risk of getting diseased.
In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the CDC has recommended to strictly follow the guidelines like practicing good general hygiene, i.e., washing your hands regularly, social distancing, and not touching your face. Not only that, you and your family should also practice good oral hygiene to prevent from getting sick.
Some Oral Hygiene Tips are:
Replace the head of the electric toothbrush or get a new disposable toothbrush every 3 to 4 months. During this pandemic, dentists recommend replacing them more often than usual.
After brushing each time, allow your toothbrush to dry by keeping it in an upright position. In this way, it can help in preventing the spread and growth of bacteria.
Maintain good oral hygiene at home to prevent cavities, gum disease, and other dental issues. These essential tips below can help in having good oral hygiene at home:
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