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Why you should brush your teeth longer after eating the following foods

teeth, health smile, dentistIt is common knowledge that we are supposed to brush at least twice a day. Well, according to dentists, we are supposed to brush even longer if we eat the foods below.

Key takeaways:

– Bread and dried fruits get stuck in teeth, generating plaque and bacteria that cause cavities.

– Soda and candy contain a lot of sugar which facilitates harmful bacteria.

– Alcohol causes dry mouth and contains acid which erodes the enamel.

Wait for at least 30 minutes before brushing and see your dentist regularly for checkups and professional cleaning.

Read more here:

Spend Some Extra Time Brushing After Eating These Foods

Dr Nicholas Riley BDS 1996, MJDF 2012

Nik qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 1996. He has always had a keen interest in clinical excellence, and further education. He recently gained his MJDF qualifications Nik dedicates much of his time to attending many world renowned courses in restorative, aesthetic and implant dentistry, so he can ensure that patients benefit from the most up to date solutions.

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