top tips for teeth
top tips for teeth

Brush for two minutes, twice a day, with a fluoride toothpaste

Research shows more than 70 percent of people do not brush correctly 0-3 years old, should use toothpaste with a fluoride level of at least 1000ppm (parts per million) 3+ years old, should Use a toothpaste that contains 1350ppm-1500ppm

Use dental floss or interdental brushes to clean between your teeth at least once a day

Only 21 percent of people clean between their teeth regularly

Change your toothbrush every 3 months

Only 22% of people change their toothbrush every three months

Cut down on how often you have sugary foods and drinks between meals

It’s not how much you have, but how often you have it!

Visit your dentist regularly, as often as they recommend

It is important that you have dental check-Ups to keep your mouth healthy

Eat some cheese or sugar free chewing gum ofter meals

Cheese helps to neutralise acid and gum helps to clean the mouth

Be mouth Aware

Check your own mouth regularly and visit your dentist if you notice any changes, such as mouth ulcers that do not heal in 3 weeks