Information about dentistry Nigeria

Top Tips for healthy teeth
  • Brush your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste, after breakfast and again after dinner
  • Brush for a least two minutes each time. Your parents should supervise you if you are seven years or younger
  • Use a small to medium sized brush with soft to medium bristles
  • When most of your adult teeth have come through, get your parents or your hygienist to teach you how to floss
  • Use a fluoride mouthwash to strengthen the enamel of your teeth. Your parents should supervise you if you are seven years or younger
  • Eat healthily. Your diet must include fresh fruit and vegetables to ensure proper formation of your teeth
  • Limit sugary food and drinks to meal times
  • Get into the habit of drinking or rinsing your mouth with water after eating sugary foods
  • If you need a snack between meal times, snack on things such as carrots or celery sticks
  • If you need a drink between meal times, drink water or milk
  • Do not drink too many fizzy drinks
  • Visit one of our dentists at least once a year
  • If you play contact sports, such as rugby or karate, get one of our dentists to make you a custom-made mouthguard

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