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Do I really need to brush my tongue? Here are 3 reasons it's a good idea.

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Do I really need to brush my tongue? Here are 3 reasons it's a good idea.

Some of you have heard your dentists at CrossKeys Dental tell you that you should be brushing your tongue when you brush your teeth, but why is that? Isn't the TOOTH brush made to clean TEETH? What could possibly be sticking to my tongue, cheeks and gums that will cause trouble? The answer, unfortunately, is "you don't even want to know!"  Here are 3 reasons to spend a few extra seconds on the soft tissues inside your mouth...

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Are Brushing Habits Learned as a Child Wearing Away Your Enamel?

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Are Brushing Habits Learned as a Child Wearing Away Your Enamel?

Back’n’forth, back’n’forth – scrubba’ scrubba’ scrubba! Get those teeth clean! Yes, get ‘em clean … but, if your child’s method of brushing more resembles a lumberjack sawing trees in half than it does a gentle massage, they might be in for a lifetime of sensitive teeth, bonding treatments and receding gums. With this in mind, we thought we’d offer our top five tips for avoiding enamel loss when brushing...

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