Tips for Having an Effective Brushing Routine
posted: Nov 30, 2017.
Are you interested in learning how to have an effective and proper brushing routine? If so, our dentist, Dr. Alan Nix, and dental team are more than happy to help you. It’s very important to brush twice a day, but if you don’t brush properly, your smile can suffer the consequences. So, to help you have the best brushing routine possible, we would like to share some brushing tips with you, which are:
-Brush twice a day. As you do so, make sure to brush for two minutes each time. Make sure not to brush less or more than the two minutes because it can harm the teeth and gums.
-Brush with top-notch tools, like a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. The toothbrush will thoroughly clean the teeth and keep the gums healthy and strong while the fluoride will soak into the tooth enamel and strengthen it, which can help you prevent cavities.
-You can use both electric or manual toothbrushes to clean your smile. Your preference is all that matters when choosing between the tools.
-Don’t rinse your mouth with water immediately after brushing. Rinsing will wash the fluoride away before it can make a solid effect on your smile.
To learn more about brushing or about oral hygiene in Terrell, Texas, please contact Alan L. Nix DDS today at 972-563-7633. Our dental team is here to help you in any way we can, even if it’s just by answering your questions. We look forward to hearing from you!