Don’t Fall for Oral Health Misconceptions
How much do you believe you know about maintaining good oral health? Many people think they have a good grasp of what they need to do to support a healthy smile. But a recent worldwide survey indicates that a large gap exists between the facts and what people believe to be true.
Myth 1: Brush Your Teeth Immediately after Every Meal
An average of 50% of individuals surveyed believes that brushing teeth their right after a meal is good for their oral health.
However, the truth is that sugars and acid in the foods you eat break down enamel for as long as 20 minutes after eating. Interrupting this process with brushing can ...