Dental hygiene is an essential part of everyday life in west London and only by keeping it at a high level can you help to stave off the evils that are lurking in your mouth and waiting to strike, evils such as bacteria, plaque, gum disease and tooth decay. Everyday, you should set yourself up with good oral hygiene programme; this consists of finding a good toothbrush and toothpaste and then learning how to use them correctly until you can do it in the dark. Along with these, you should have dental floss, small inter-dental brushes and a fine mouthwash to back up the basics of brushing your teeth. Herbal remedies are also useful to have lying around as they are very good for diffusing anything that may flare up in your mouth. Along with all of these wonderful products, you must maintain regular visits to your dentist. This is a chance for you to be examined in places that you can’t see or get to and if an x-ray shows up any problems, then the dentist can get to work on you and patch you up by ensuring your teeth are free from the afore mentioned evils. It is always handy as you get older to get a good deep scale and clean from your hygienist at least once a year to ensure that your teeth and gums are free from bacterial infection.