Your kids will do better when you take care of your teeth together

Your kids look up to you and they need you. You want to always set a good example and you want to always be there for them. Keeping your teeth healthy helps you do both!

Brush your teeth properly. Doing so doesn’t mean you should brush too hard, as that could hurt your gums. But make sure you brush all the surfaces, front and back, up and down.

Brush your teeth for at least two minutes. It takes at least a couple of minutes for you to really remove plaque from your teeth!

Don’t forget to use The Plaque Buster! We know that would take an extra minute or two but you should not skip it. It’s the only way you can remove plaque from between your teeth and protect them from cavities.

Do some de-stressing! Believe it or not, stress can affect your oral health. It can lead to teeth grinding and clenching, cause TMJ even outbreaks of cold sores and canker sores. Do yoga or some meditative activity to relax.

Eat a lot of fruits and vegetables. You know this of course. This is the exact same thing you tell your kids at the table every meal time. Don’t forget that fruits and veggies are not only good for your overall health but your teeth as well!

Visit your dentist regularly! Do not push back those dental appointments. You are scheduled to have those cleanings and treatments for a reason. Besides, you do not want your kids to think it is okay to skip dental appointments, do you?

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