Definitions for "Oral Hygiene"
Activities that promote good health of the mouth.
Oral hygiene is all to do with cleaning your teeth. It is concerned with finding the best way for a patient to clean their teeth and gums and instructing the patient in how to use things like electric and manual toothbrushes, floss and inter-dental cleaning brushes. It can also be concerned with the use of mouthwash.
The maintenance of cleanliness of the mouth via tooth brushing, flossing and rinsing.