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Gum disease prevention

edited April 2019 in Oral Care

For healthy dental care General guidelines suggest brushing twice a day: after breakfast and before going to bed, but ideally the mouth would be cleaned after every meal. Teeth cleningis the removal of dental plaque from teeth to prevent cavities, gingivitis, gum disease, and tooth decay. Severe gum disease causes at least one-third of adult tooth loss.


  • Thank you for these oral health recommendations. That is a scary statistic about gum disease causing at least one-third of adult tooth loss!

  • Gum disease is a problem

    Gum disease prevention tips:
    1. Brush your teeth. Brushing after meals helps remove food debris and plaque trapped between your teeth and gums. ...
    2. Floss
    Flossing at least once a day helps remove food particles and plaque between teeth and along the gum line that your toothbrush can’t quite reach.
    3. Swish with mouthwash. ...
    4. Know your risk. ...
    5. See a periodontist.

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