Americans are known for caring a lot about how our teeth look. Despite this, many do not go to the family dentist twice a year as recommended. There are things we all can do to keep our teeth looking great. Here are some tips dentists recommend to maintain proper oral health:
- People should always brush their teeth before they go to bed. Family dentistry experts recommend people brush their teeth two times every day. They generally mean for this to happen in the morning and at night. Unfortunately, many people skip their nightly brushing. We accumulate a lot of bacteria and gunk on our teeth throughout the day so it is very important to brush them before bedtime.
- It is important to brush correctly. It is important to brush the teeth twice a day but also to do it the right way. Take it slow. Move the brush in a circular motion over the gums and teeth. Gentle pressure should be applied.
- The tongue also needs attention. Bacteria and other build up can occu