Tuesday, August 26, 2008

No Brushing After Meals

(Source: Good Housekeeping Magazine (CAN/USA) September 2008 edition)

The acids in many foods soften tooth enamel, making it vunerable to damage from brushing. Wait at least 30-60 minutes; by then the acids will have cleared and the enamel will have re-hardened. You can't speed the process: Rinsing your mouth with water won't make a difference

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