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Twos for your teeth

Remember these rules of two for a healthy smile: Brush for 2 minutes at least 2x/day Divide your brushing time evenly between the 2 upper and 2 lower sides of your mouth Floss 2x/day, preferably after you brush Replace your toothbrush every 2-3 months or sooner if the bristles become …

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How to treat sensitive teeth

If you have sensitive teeth, take the following steps. 1. Identify when your sensitivity began Can you say with certainty that your molar started hurting after you chomped down on an unpopped popcorn kernel? If so, you may have cracked your tooth and need to see your dentist immediately. 2. …

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What to look for in a toothbrush

When picking a toothbrush, consider the following elements: ADA Seal of Acceptance Look for vendors who meet the American Dental Association’s standards for composition, effectiveness, packaging, and safety and have paid for the ADA seal Bristles – Choose bristles that are soft or medium-soft – Pick angled bristles for easier …

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How to pick a mechanical toothbrush

Follow these seven steps to pick a mechanical toothbrush that will help you keep your mouth healthy and your smile bright for years to come. 1. Determine whether you want an electric toothbrush or a battery-powered model. The availability of an electric outlet near your sink, environmental concerns, the cost …

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