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Please remember!


Tooth problems can stay unknown and quiet until it gets very bad. At that time, it is either too late or very painful. Remember to see your dentist reqularly. They can look at your teeth and tell if you are developing a cavity or problem.

Like anything else, you need a coach or a supervisor or an expert who can guide you and ensure that things are well or not. It is also important to visit the dentist twice a year. Besides checking for signs of cavities or gum disease, the dentist will help keep your teeth extra clean and can help you learn the best way to brush and floss.

FAQ

tooth anatomyWhat type of toothbrush is best?

type of tootbrush to use
A soft-bristled brush is best for removing plaque and debris from your teeth. Smaller heads are better as they can better reach all areas of the mouth, including hard-to-reach back teeth. The handle is up to you, get what is comfortable in your palm. Some people also use powered toothbrushes. It also does a good job, particularly for those who have difficulty brushing. Remember to change it every 3 months, or as soon as it begins to wear.

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