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Brushing Your Teeth Too Hard Will Not Polish Your Teeth

Posted on 11/17/2017 by Downtown Dental Care Office
Brushing Teeth Downtown Dental Care OR 97205
Literally everyone has been given the advice to brush their teeth at least twice a day, preferably three times. This is safe and sound advice, however a lot of people tend to do it wrong and will brush far too hard.

In brushing too hard, you can end up not just getting rid of plague, but damaging the enamel as well.

The reasons many people tend to brush their teeth so vigorously is to ensure that they get polished. Unfortunately, this won't have the desired effect.

What Brushing Your Teeth Too Hard Can Do?

What a lot of people may not understand about brushing the teeth is that you need to take a more delicate approach to it. Human teeth are unfortunately not as durable as animal teeth due to all of the processed and modified foods we have been eating for the last few thousand years.

The gums in particular are also susceptible to being damaged by your toothbrush. So, you need to be particularly careful when cleaning the line where the gum meets the tooth.

Where To Go for an Actual Tooth Polishing

The best way to get an actual, effective tooth polishing is to come to us. Although a cosmetic procedure, it is not one that you can effectively perform at home by brushing your teeth too far.

It requires special equipment and expertise to ensure that your teeth get the best shine. We do our best to polish your teeth in a manner that will keep your tooth enamel intact and not end up causing further damage.

So, if you feel the need to have whiter, healthier, shinier teeth, then make sure to drop by or give us a call. We are more than happy to advise our patients.

If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please call us at (503) 420-7600 today.

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