Improperly brushing your teeth is more common than you think. What most people don’t realize is that if you take proper care of your teeth, you can almost guarantee that you will never get a cavity (again, if you already have one!
Here is a list of common mistakes that people make:
•Not brushing enough (at least twice a day is recommended)
•Not brushing teeth for long enough when brushing
•Using the wrong technique
•Missing spots on teeth during brush
•Using the wrong type of toothpaste
If you have had cavities in the past or have cavities now, you may be making one or several of these mistakes. If you do have cavities, it is necessary to get them fixed at the dentist or you are susceptible to getting more cavities.
To avoid these common mistakes, visit our suggestions page on the proper way to brush your teeth here.