Taking good care of your teeth will help you live a long, healthy, pain-free life. In order to keep your teeth healthy, it is important to develop a good dental care routine early in life and maintain them as you get older. You can do this by practicing good oral hygiene, eating a healthy diet, and supplementing these good habits with professional care when necessary.
1. You should do so for at least two minutes. This will give you the time you need to get to all surfaces of your teeth. Make sure you remember the backs of your teeth.
2. Use a fluoride toothpaste. Flouride protects the enamel and makes you less likely to get cavities. But it is important that the toothpaste have enough fluoride to be effective. Check to make sure it has at least 1,350-1500 ppm.
Toothpastes with less than 1000 ppm of fluoride will be ineffective at protecting your teeth.
Children can use full strength toothpaste if an adult makes sure they spit it out after brushing.
3. Floss daily. Flossing…
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