How often should I brush my teeth? What about flossing?

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You should brush your teeth when you get up and just before going to sleep. If possible, it is advisable to brush them after lunch.

There needs to be a minimum brushing time established to ensure we brush effectively and correctly. A minute and a half is enough for our teeth to be completely clean.

You need to check the state of the bristles on your toothbrush. Those in a bad state will mean your brushing is not as effective as it should be. You are advised to change your toothbrush every 3 months.

Dental floss should be used after every brushing, given food debris accumulates on AND between the teeth.

Using dental floss requires practice and at first may seem a little frustrating. Once you have learned to use it properly, with the help of a dentist and perseverance, it can be used quickly and simply.

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