Change your toothbrush every three months – old toothbrushes can be a breeding ground for germs and bacteria.
Clean your teeth at least twice a day – in the morning and before you go to bed.
Use floss or interdental brushes to clean between your teeth – doing this once a day will clean where your toothbrush misses.
Cut down on sugary foods and drink – this will help the fight against tooth decay.
Chew sugar free gum after eating – this will help clean teeth and freshen your breath.
Make sure you visit your dentist regularly – this is important as your dentist will make sure your teeth and gums are healthy.
Check your mouth and gums – make sure they are not red, swollen or bleeding as this can be a sign of disease.
Diet – what you eat and drink can cause tooth decay, so a healthy diet is important for your teeth.
Smile – It reduces stress. When we smile it triggers the release of endorphins that lift your mood and counteract the stress hormones.
Smile – It’s a natural pain killer – those clever endorphins that are released when you smile can also act as a natural pain killer.