Practising the proper brushing techniques is a sure-fire way to protect your teeth and to avoid a trip to the dentist. Let’s look at three pieces of advice which are commonly overlooked.
- Wait at least 30 minutes to brush after consuming acidic drinks (such as soda).
- It is not a good idea to use mouthwash immediately after brushing.
- Do not rinse your mouth out after a brushing session.
“By rinsing with mouthwash immediately after brushing, people are actually increasing the chances that they will suffer from tooth decay.”
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