You brush your teeth two or three times a day. But while you’re cleaning up those pearly whites, have you ever wondered about the evolution of the tools you’re using? No?
Our friendly dentist at Fairview Park always emphasizes the importance of brushing our teeth at least twice a day to fight tooth decay and prevent gum disease.
A major component of excellent dental health is brushing your teeth at least twice a day. Everyone uses toothpaste, but everyone doesn’t know that all toothpastes aren’t alike.
If you have been brushing your teeth in the same manner your whole life, it could be time for a change. You might not need anything major—just some alterations in your technique.
What are the first things you notice about people when you meet them in-person?
If you ask youngsters how they like to entertain themselves, chances are that no one will say, “By brushing my teeth. ” Sure, many kids consider oral healthcare to be a chore.
Think of tooth decay as public enemy #1 when it comes to your oral health. Left untreated, it opens the door to a host of more serious complications.
If you place your hands directly below your ears, on either side of your face, you’ll find the temporomandibular joints, or TMJ for short.
Saliva keeps the mouth comfortably moist, protects enamel, aids chewing and swallowing, neutralizes destructive acids, kills germs, fights bad breath, and fights tooth decay and gum disease.
Our teeth are built to withstand plenty of punishment.
Keeping your teeth and the rest of your mouth in excellent health takes diligence, devotion, know-how and the correct tools.