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Basic Dental Health

  • Visit your dentists at your recommended recall interval
  • Brush your teeth twice a day, once last thing at night and at one other time for 2 minutes
  • Use the appropriate fluoridated toothpaste. At age 0-3 a smear of at least 1000ppm Fl- toothpaste, after this age a pea sized amount of at least 1350ppm Fl- toothpaste
  • Brush in a systematic fashion making sure all tooth surfaces are clean
  • Brush teeth and spit. Do not rinse!
  • Fluoride is more effective three times a day consider introducing a daily fluoride mouthwash at some other time than brushing
  • The frequency and amount of sugary food and drinks should be reduced and, when consumed it should be limited to mealtimes.
  • Sugars should not be consumed more than four times per day
  • Avoid frequent intake of acidic foods or drinks – keep them to mealtimes.
  • Never hold, swish or froth acidic drinks in your mouth
  • Never eat anything that containing sugars within one hour of bedtime
  • Do not brush immediately after eating or drinking acidic food or drinks.
  • Do not brush immediately after vomiting
  • Stop smoking
  • Reduce alcohol intake to the maximum recommended levels if intake is above these levels

For those who would like to know the current advice in full it can be found in our Dental Health category! reproduced with the kind permission of the DOH. Department of Health

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