If you eat foods like candy or dried fruits you should spend much longer – around 30 minutes – cleaning your teeth gently and thoroughly.
Key takeaways:
– Sticky, sugary food and drink can damage enamel.
– Drink water when you have alcohol. Alcohol is corrosive on enamel.
– White bread contains simple carbohydrates which may cause plaque formation.
Wait 30 minutes after eating before cleaning your teeth and remember to schedule regular appointments with your dentist.
“Never brush immediately after consuming alcohol, and always brush carefully to help remove plaque before it turns into tartar!”
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