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Title: Top 10 Great Dental Hygiene Tips


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Great Dental Hygiene Tips
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1. Proper Brushing
One of the easiest steps to do to help your teeth
keep clean. When brushing your teeth, position
the bristles at an angle of 45 degrees near the
gum line. 
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2. Flossing!
We know, its a chore and alot of times forgetful
after brushing if rushing out the door or heading
to bed. 
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3. Avoid Tobacco
This will be a big favor to your teeth. One, it
will save you from oral cancer and periodontal
complications. 
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4. Limit Sodas, Coffee and Alcohol
Although these beverages contain a high level of
phosphorous, which is a necessary mineral for a
healthy mouth, too much phosphorous can deplete
the bodys level of calcium.
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5. Consume Calcium and other Vitamins that are
good for the body
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6. Visit Your Dentist
You should visit your dentist at least twice a
year to have a full hygiene treatment performed.
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7. Use Mouthwash along side brushing and flossing
Mouthwash is not particularly necessary and not
all mouthwashes are useful. Mouthwashes
containing Listerine our chlorine dioxide are
very helpful because they help to kill and
maintain the bacteria in your mouth. 
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8. Having a toothache or noticing other dental
symptoms
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9. Look at the Big Picture
Everyone understands that you should take care of
your teeth to avoid toothaches, maintain your
looks and keep dental bills at bay. Many people,
however, dont understand how crucial oral health
is to our total health picture.
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10. Clean your tongue
These can contribute to bad breath (halitosis)
and negatively affect your dental health.
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