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Healthy Brushing Habits

Throughout my childhood, I constantly remember my mom asking, “Did you brush your teeth?” as I rushed out the door. It’s funny how something so simple and quick is seen as such a hassle as a child, but it is so imperative and affects your teeth for the rest of your life. Check out this top healthy tooth-brushing habits to keep your pearly whites in tip top shape:


Make sure to brush your teeth at least twice a day, three is even better. Brushing after meals is great, because you can remove food that can harm your teeth if left stuck between them. Brush for three minutes. I know, that seems like forever when you’re doing it, but it is important for the health of your teeth. Try listening to a song or watching a Youtube video to pass the time.


Using the right kind and amount of toothpaste can highly affect the health of your teeth. Fluoride toothpaste is amazing! It not only helps remove plaque, it also helps strengthen tooth enamel. However, it’s important to note that fluoride toothpaste should not be swallowed, as ingesting too much can have serious health consequences. Squeeze only a pea sized portion of toothpaste onto your brush. Applying too much toothpaste can lead to too many suds, which makes you want to spit and finish too early. Plus, it increases the chance of you swallowing more fluoride toothpaste.

Hard To Reach Areas

Make sure to brush all of your teeth, especially those that are a little difficult to get to. Get those molars! Don’t forget the inside of your teeth as well. Face the toothbrush so that the head of the toothbrush is pointing towards your gum line.

Use The Right Tools

Using the best toothbrush can impact the health of your teeth. Greater Las Vegas Dental offers Philips Sonicare toothbrushes at a great deal. These toothbrushes have amazing technology that makes toothbrushing affective. The DiamondClean brush features five modes to make cleaning individualized for gums and sensitive areas. This brush also promotes whiter teeth! Normally $219, we offer the DiamondClean brush for $130! The FlexCare Platinum brush removes up to 7x more plaque than a normal toothbrush. The FlexCare Platinum features nine total brushing experiences (three modes with three intensity settings each), as well as a pressure sensor that warns you when you’re brushing too hard. Normally $179, we offer this brush for $130. The AirFloss brush features air and microdroplet technology, and is proven to be habit forming, for all those inconsistent brushers out there. Normally $89, GLVD offers this brush for $60. These electric toothbrushes produce excellent results.

For more information on how you can maximize your toothbrushing experience and keep your teeth in top shape with Sonicare brushes, call Greater Las Vegas Dental at (702) 880-5858 or email!

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