Many of us practice incorrect brushing habits without ever knowing it. In order to maintain good oral hygiene while limiting trips to the dentist, there are several procedures to take into account. Let's look at three methods which will vastly improve the health of our teeth and gums.
- Avoid rinsing after brushing, as valuable fluoride is being thrown away.
- Be sure to brush your tongue and cheeks to further eliminate bacteria.
- Always brush immediately before going to sleep.
“The bacteria that cause tooth decay and gum disease can stick to your tongue and even the lining of your cheek.”