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Brushing your teeth twice a day helps prevent tooth erosion. If you neglect your teeth each day, you could be encouraging cavities and gum disease to take hold of your oral health. To help you understand the importance of brushing each day, our dental team has exciting news for you!

Our dentist, Dr. Rosendo Garza with Golden West Dental Clinic in Rialto, California, encourages you to brush your teeth regularly. That is why, we are happy to talk to you about the basics of brushing, so you can refresh yourself on the basic oral hygiene skills you need to keep your smile healthy.

Here is the intel you need to brush your teeth correctly:

-Your dentist can add further protection for your mouth and reach areas that you may have missed. Visit your dentist every six months for additional cleaning care.

-Your toothbrush will need to be replaced every 3 to 5 months. If it begins to wear down, replace it.

-Brush your teeth twice every day. Generally, you should you brush your teeth for 2 to 3 minutes per routine.

-Never press too hard with your brush, or you could end up causing dental abrasion. Similarly, do not brush your teeth after eating.

-Your tongue needs to be cleaned as well, so either use a toothbrush to clean it or a tongue scraper.

Now that you have this information, you can use it in your routine to keep your teeth healthy and in tip-top shape. If you have questions about your oral health, or if would like to schedule an appointment, our dental team stands ready to take your call! Call us today at 909-421-8787 and let us help you!