Most toothpastes advertise a range of ingredients designed to protect your teeth and give you a great smile -- but diluting the ingredients with water reduces their effectiveness.
- Brush at least twice a day
- Spit any excess toothpaste away
- Don't rinse your mouth with water after brushing
Your dentist can suggest ways to improve your oral hygiene in order to keep your teeth and gums healthy. Correct brushing techniques can help maintain your smile.
"If you rinse your mouth immediately after brushing, it will wash away the concentrated fluoride in the remaining toothpaste, diluting it and reducing its preventative effects".
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