Updated: Dec 18, 2018
Cleaning in between the teeth is critical in sustaining healthy teeth. Flossing and use of interdental brushes reaches for particles lodged between the teeth. Let's look at a few myths, and the truth.
Baby teeth do not matter: That's a myth. Decay of baby teeth may harm the permanent teeth that appear in later life.
Mouthwash instead of brushing: That's a myth. Only brushing is capable of getting rid of plaque that builds up on the teeth.
Older people need not brush teeth: That's a myth. Brushing is important across all ages. Older people can enjoy better quality life by regularly brushing teeth.
We recommend brushing the gums, tongue and palate with a soft-bristled brush. Dentures should be cleaned daily with a strong but soft bristled brush to remove food deposits and plaque.
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For further information or advice contact College Street Dental Centre in Petersfield, Hampshire on 01730 263180