You may have seen articles online advertising homeopathic treatments to whiten teeth, or even a suggestion to brush teeth with salt, but dentists do not recommend that you trust everything you read. Before you look for ways to whiten your teeth, you should be looking for ways to properly care for their overall health. If your gums bleed when brushing teeth, this could be a sign of gingivitis, which can progress to periodontitis. According to the American Dental Association, nearly 50% of people have gingivitis! Here are some tips for how, and how not to brush your teeth so that you can avoid becoming a statistic.
- How to brush your teeth.
Every dentist will have some variation on the correct way to brush teeth, but for the most part the general principles are the same across the board. Y