There are many people who think that children as young as 7-years-old may need an orthodontist. If your child has a tiny mouth, or they are having problems speaking or eating, you will want to hold off on orthodontics. It’s best to correct kid’s teeth when their mouths are bigger.
Get a good toothbrush and get a new one on a regular basis. The best type of toothbrush is one that is soft to the gums. If you are having bleeding gums while you brush your teeth, you may want a softer toothbrush. Change your toothbrush frequently, at least every 3 months.
Check your tooth paste labels. Any toothpaste you choose should contain fluoride. Most toothpastes also contain abrasive chemicals designed to make your teeth whiter. If your gums hurt when you brush your teeth, you should find a toothpaste that does not contain these abrasive ingredients.
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