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Healthy Mouth Tips

Our top tips to help maintain a healthy mouth.

  • Brush your teeth for 2 minutes twice a day with a pea size amount of fluoride toothpaste. Use a small-medium sized brush with medium bristles.
  • Spit out any excess toothpaste at the end of brushing. Do not rinse your mouth with water/mouthwash afterwards.
  • Limit sugary foods and drinks to mealtimes only.
  • Visit your dentist at least once a year and every 6 months for children.
  • When drinking sugary drinks the use of a straw will reduce the risk of dental erosion.
  • Wait for at least one hour after eating or drinking to brush your teeth.
  • Chewing sugar free chewing gum after a meal helps to stimulate saliva and neutralise plaque acid.