How you can avoid the common pitfalls of oral care

teeth, health, smile, dentistYou may think your oral care routine is thorough and effective, however, there are several common pitfalls that trip many people up. Your dentist will happily advise if you are concerned.

Key takeaways:

– 3 out of 10 Britons admit to only brushing their teeth once daily; teeth should be brushed twice daily, especially before bed.

– Make sure you brush all surfaces of your teeth, ideally with an electric toothbrush, using toothpaste containing fluoride, triclosan and calcium phosphate.

– Interdental brushes are more effective than flossing.

“The worst time to brush your teeth is immediately after drinking or eating anything acidic.”

Read the full story here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health-fitness/body/revealed-best-way-brush-teeth-simple-mistakes-millions-making/

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