People will at some point question the need to brush their teeth especially after an exhausting day. Brushing teeth should not be taken for granted or skipped to ensure healthy teeth and gums.
- Bad breath is one negative from failing to brush teeth. Bacteria in the mouth survive on particles between teeth causing foul smell.
- Gum disease can be caused by failure to brush teeth regularly. Bleeding gums when brushing or flossing is a sign of gum disease.
- Brushing your teeth at least once every day will help protect against full blown gum disease. Plaque buildup happens within a period of 24 hours.
The buildup of plaque that causes gum disease takes at least 24 hours to develop, so if you’re brushing once a day, you’ll disrupt the bacteria
before it gets a chance to really screw up your gums.
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