Cleaning Between Teeth: The Secret Behind A Truly Healthy Smile

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November 14, 2021

Interdental cleaning is crucial for your mouth health because plaque can build up between your teeth where an ordinary toothbrush cannot go. Over time this plaque will begin to cause bad breath and gum disease. An interdental toothbrush can help fix this as it allows you to get between your teeth to clean away that pesky plaque. You need to find the right size brush for your teeth and have the proper technique when using the interdental brush.

Key Takeaways:

  • The easiest and most important way to clean gaps between teeth is using an interdental brush.
  • The cornerstone of a healthy mouth is twice-daily toothbrushing with fluoride toothpaste and once-daily interdental brushing.
  • A regular toothbrush can’t reach between teeth; a small brush designed to get between teeth called an interdental brush needs to be used.

“Dental plaque can build up between the teeth where a toothbrush cannot get to.”

Read more: https://www.dentalhealth.org/blog/cleaning-between-teeth-the-secret-behind-a-truly-healthy-smile

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