Eating hard cheese after meals or as a snack can help prevent tooth decay. Cheese protects your teeth from bacteria and has calcium that helps to rebuild your teeth!
Try not to put too much toothpaste on your toothbrush. Instead, use an amount smaller than the size of a pea.
You need to brush your teeth for a minimum of 2 minutes 2 times a day to do a good job. That's about the length of a song on the radio. Try it out...but avoid the classical station!
The most important ingredient in toothpaste is fluoride. Good thing most popular toothpastes have it!
When your toothbrush bristles begin to spread, it's time to get a new one. An old toothbrush won't clean your teeth and gum line very well.
To ensure a lifetime full of smiles, be sure to encourage the youth in your family to be enthusiastic about their daily, oral hygiene habits. Here are some useful tips:
Source: News Canada
A 2013 report from the Canadian Institute of Health Information revealed that severe tooth decay and cavities, both of which are highly preventable, are now the leading cause of day surgery in this country among children ages one to five
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