When it comes to oral health, most people know the importance of brushing twice a day and flossing daily – even those who chose not to follow that schedule. However, even those who brush regularly may be making some very common mistakes. Here are 5 things that you may need to change about how you brush. #1 Not Brushing Long Enough
According to a children’s dental health survey in Australia, half of the 12-year-olds are experiencing tooth decay in at least one of their permanent teeth. This shocking statistic should reinforce the importance of seeking proper oral care for you children from youth up. What dental care does a child need and how can you afford dental care for your kids
Dental care is important in Australia and throughout the globe as one’s oral health can affect a person’s total well-being. With that in mind, the World Dental Federation issued a survey on World Oral Health Day to observe some misconceptions that exist about proper dental care. Here are 3 myths about dental health that need to be addressed. Myth #1:
Tooth brushing plays an important everyday role for personal oral hygiene and effective plaque removal. Appropriate toothbrush care and maintenance are also important considerations for sound oral hygiene. It is recommended that we replace toothbrushes approximately every 3–4 months or sooner if the bristles become frayed with use. In recent years, scientists have studied whether toothbrushes may harbor microorganisms that
We all grow up hearing it is important to brush our teeth twice daily and we all somewhat understand the importance of proper thorough teeth brushing. However, does brushing alone really keep our mouths as clean as we hope? Perhaps this is why our dentists are constantly reminding us to brush and floss to maintain proper dental hygiene at home.
To take full advantage of the benefits of flossing, you must first learn the correct way to floss. Proper flossing involves wrapping the floss in a ‘c-shape’ around one side of the tooth and covering as much surface area of the tooth as possible. Once in place, move the floss up and down along the outer surface and under the