Health Tip: Promote Healthy Teeth01/29/13
(HealthDay News) -- Your pearly whites are one of the first
things people notice, so it's important to keep them looking their
The American Dental Association suggests these healthy dental
- Brush teeth twice daily for two minutes per session using a
- Floss your teeth at least once daily.
- Restrict starchy and sugary snacks.
- When playing sports or engaging in other physical activity,
wear a mouthguard.
- Don't smoke.
- Don't pierce any part of your mouth or lips.
- Schedule regular visits with your dentist.
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