When to Brush Teeth

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ADA Spokesperson Encourages Waiting To Brush Teeth After Eating

In an updated article, PopSugar (5/31, Shiffer) stated that it’s best not to brush teeth immediately after eating, especially after consuming something acidic, according to American Dental Association spokesperson Julius N. Manz, DDS.

The Oral Health Topics on ADA.org and MouthHealthy.org provide additional information on toothbrushing methods and toothbrush care for dental professionals and for patients. MouthHealthy.org also features a slideshow for patients on brushing habits to break.

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