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What is a good routine to maintain good oral hygiene?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Easy

Clean teeth and use a "christmas tree" brush to clean between teeth morning and night.
Also a good diet. If you have any gum bleeding from gingivitis, use a daily dose of coenzyme q 10.

In brief: Easy

Clean teeth and use a "christmas tree" brush to clean between teeth morning and night.
Also a good diet. If you have any gum bleeding from gingivitis, use a daily dose of coenzyme q 10.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics

In brief: Brush,floss,irrigate

Best routine is to use an electric toothbrush - about $75 for sonicare or oral B, floss, and use an oral irrigator - waterpik- about $65.
You should brush after every meal if possible, but at least after breakfast and after last meal of the day. Flossing well once a day is good, more often if needed.Oral irrigation once daily (usually at night) is an additional help. Fluoride toothpaste. Low sugar.

In brief: Brush,floss,irrigate

Best routine is to use an electric toothbrush - about $75 for sonicare or oral B, floss, and use an oral irrigator - waterpik- about $65.
You should brush after every meal if possible, but at least after breakfast and after last meal of the day. Flossing well once a day is good, more often if needed.Oral irrigation once daily (usually at night) is an additional help. Fluoride toothpaste. Low sugar.
Dr. John Thaler
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Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: Floss, floss, floss!

In my office daily flossing is 93% of home care; toothbrushing is 6% and rinsing is at best 1%.
Don't believe what you see on the commercials. (have you ever seen a commercial for floss? No! because there is no profit in selling it!).

In brief: Floss, floss, floss!

In my office daily flossing is 93% of home care; toothbrushing is 6% and rinsing is at best 1%.
Don't believe what you see on the commercials. (have you ever seen a commercial for floss? No! because there is no profit in selling it!).
Dr. Don Millner
Dr. Don Millner
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