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Top Tips For Teeth

Brush for two minutes, twice a day, with fluoride toothpaste.
Research shows more than 70 percent of people do not brush correctly. Infants and toddlers, 0 – 3 years old, should use toothpaste with a fluoride level of at least 1,000ppm (parts per million). Children 3+ years old, should use a toothpaste that contains 1,350 – 1,500ppm.
 
Use dental floss or interdental brushes to clean between your teeth at least once a day.
Only 21 percent of people clean between their teeth regularly.
 
Change your toothbrush every 3 months.
Only 22% of people change their toothbrush every three months.
 
Cut down on how often you have sugary foods and drinks between meals.
It’s not how much you have, but how often you have it.
 
Visit your dentist regularly, as often as they recommend.
It is important that you have dental check-ups to keep your mouth healthy.
 
Eat some cheese or sugar free chewing gum after meals.
Cheese helps to neutralize acid and gum helps to clean the mouth.
 
Be mouth aware.
Check your own mouth regularly and visit your dentist if you notice any changes.