Many people fear dentists, but good oral hygiene habits can change that. This article has information to help you avoid going to the dentist more than you have to. Keep reading to learn about caring for your teeth.
Get a soft-bristles tooth brush and make sure it is a good size. Let it air dry between brushes. Keep it upright, and let it have space to air out.
You should brush shortly after each meal. If you do not brush your teeth soon after eating, your teeth may be damaged. Brush your teeth before 30 minutes have passed after eating to minimize the risk of dental complications. Long-term, this can prevent toothaches.
While brushing your teeth, do not neglect your molars and back teeth. It’s all too easy to neglect those teeth you cannot see, and it can have negative consequences. Always brush all the way back. That way your …