Picking teeth after meals is a bad habit. Generally speaking, people's teeth arranged neatly, there is no gap between the teeth, food is not easy to embed. But some people like to use a toothpick or a match to pick the teeth, which will make teeth between tooth, the original has teeth, will make teeth widened, so that food residue will be easier to embed into the teeth.
In addition, toothpicks and match stems are very rough, in the teeth when it is easy to break the gums, the mouth and gum bacteria will be the opportunity to invade the gum tissue, causing gum inflammation, and even lead to atrophy of periodontal tissue. Teeth widened, but also prone to tooth decay and periodontal disease.
The correct method: If occasionally some crude fiber and so on embed, may use the mouthwash method, the impact of water to the teeth of food rushed out. can also use a toothbrush to brush up and down the teeth several times, generally can be the food residue brush out.