Tips and Tricks to Keeping Your Mouth Healthy

Written by Dentist. Posted in Braces cleaning, Floss picks vs floss, Gum health

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Americans may care a lot about their teeth but gum disease remains a problem. Nearly 75% of the United States population has gingivitis, an early stage of gum disease. Almost half (47.2%) of all American adults have some degree of periodontitis, they have mild, moderate or severe amounts of periodontal disease. More than one quarter of adults in the country have untreated dental cavities. One way to combat these problems and promote oral health and hygiene is by flossing or using dental floss picks.

Some people wonder if their oral hygiene regimen is the best for their dental health. Here are some pointers for keeping your teeth looking great.

Make sure you are brushing correctly. You should brush your teeth at least twice a day or after each meal. Make sure the posi