Keeping Oral Bacteria At Bay
OK, you know you should visit your dentist at least every 6 months for dental cleaning and checkups. You should brush your teeth after every meal and floss once daily. Here are a few more things you need to know.
Limit between meal snacking ‘ especially sugar and acid based food.
When you brush, brush for at least 2 minutes. An electric toothbrush with a timer isbest.
Floss before you brush. It helps to clear out excess food deposits that your brush
can’t reach easily.
Drink water between brushing. Rinse your mouth following a meal or snack to clean
away sugar and acid.
Get you fill of fluoride. Use a toothpaste with fluoride, and drink fluoridated water.
Tap water beats bottled water.
QUIT SMOKING!!! It greatly increases the chances of gum disease.
Keep your smile beautiful for life.