Brushing vs Scrubbing Your Teeth

A lot of people fall victim to brushing their teeth too hard or with the wrong type of toothbrush and it translates to more like “scrubbing” your teeth. There are dangers to consistently scrubbing that are discussed in the article below. Regular dentist visits will help you protect your teeth, too because your dentist can tell you what to do better at and what to avoid. Get more advice about this subject by continuing to read the article below.

The NHS advises people to brush their teeth with fluoride toothpaste twice a day for about two minutes to help keep your teeth and mouth healthy. 

Tooth brushing stops plaque building up, and you should try to make sure you brush every surface of all your teeth. 

But according to one dentist, many people have the technique of brushing their teeth all wrong. 

Celebrity Dentist, Dr Richard Marques says scrubbing your teeth is bad. 

Dentist advice: Avoid this mistake when it comes too brushing your teeth

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Dentist advice: Brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste twice a day for about two minutes

Scrubbing your teeth is really bad because you can wear the teeth enamel and/or gums away but electric toothbrushes are wonderful to ensure you don’t do this and have a great cleaning technique

He explained: “Scrubbing your teeth is really bad because you can wear the teeth enamel and/or gums away but electric toothbrushes are wonderful to ensure you don’t do this and have a great cleaning technique. 

“The new Sonicare Diamond Clean Smart editor is amazing – it won’t wear the teeth and gums as it uses vibrations rather than scrubbing motions and the app will also monitor your brushing (like the “fit bit” of oral Healthcare).”

People with good oral health will probably need to attend the dentist for a check up once every 12 to 24 months. 

But when is the best time of year to go? Dr Marques revealed the most popular time people go for their annual check up, whether January is a busy time and when the best time of year to have a check up is. 

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Dentist advice: Many people have the technique of brushing their teeth all wrong

Source: https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/911561/dentist-brushing-teeth-advice