Flossing 1Brushing teeth regularly is important but it is crucial to brush properly. Almost a third of Britons only brush once a day instead of the recommended twice. The quality of brushing is just as important as the frequency. Best practice guidelines include:
– Brush the inside, outside and tops of all teeth
– Use an interdental brush
– Spit after brushing rather than rinse
A dentist will award an “overall plaque score” to indicate the percentage of tooth surface area with plaque present. Even those brushing twice daily can score over 50% which shows that brushing properly is key.
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