There are many things that you can do to take better care of your teeth. Consulting your dentist is one of them.

Many people tend to only visit their dentist when they experience problems with their teeth or gums. It is generally advised to visit one’s dentist at least every four to six months. Be proactive and ask your dentist the following questions at your next visit.

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Brushing your teeth

Ask your dentist to show you what the correct manner to brush your teeth is. Are there specific teeth that you would need to brush differently or spend more time on?

In addition, you could ask him or her to recommend a suitable toothbrush for your teeth. If you have considered using an electric toothbrush, ask your dentist more about it. Do they really clean teeth better than manual toothbrushes?

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