TweetHaving proper oral hygiene is the first step (if not the most important) in having healthy teeth and gums. You should brush your teeth twice daily with a fluoride toothpaste or whatever is recommended by your dentist. It is important to replace your toothbrush every three to four months, or whenever you notice that the [...]
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TweetYour teeth and gum’s health rely largely on your diet and what you choose to put inside of your mouth and in your body. Today, there is a record amount of consumption of unhealthy foods, loads of sugary drinks and snacks, and non-nutritious foods that really take a toll on your oral health. Proper diet [...]
TweetMany people chew gum simply for the taste, flavor, or to cover up bad breath. Well, for whatever reason you chew gum, keep it up. Chewing sugarless gum after every meal stimulates salivary flow which clears food from the mouth and neutralizes plaque acid. By chewing gum, you increase the production of saliva by 10 [...]
TweetWith so many toothpastes available, it’s hard to decide which one to buy. Many companies have over 50 kinds of pastes while some only make one or two. This doesn’t make choosing a toothpaste any easier because of all the options. So which kind of toothpaste is right for your teeth? Fluoride Toothpaste – Many [...]
TweetMany dentists agree that flossing is more important than brushing your teeth. Flossing allows you to reach the parts of your teeth that a regular toothbrush can’t access. It cleans out the bacteria and plaque that can hide and grow in your mouth. The two most important factors of flossing are when you floss and [...]