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    Old 06-06-2006, 06:01 PM   #1
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    gum plaque

    after brushing i always get plaque on my gums. how do itreat that to get rid of the plaque. it only appears after i brush then drink afterwards, i can fell the plaque coming off my gums

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    Old 06-07-2006, 08:58 AM   #2
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    Re: gum plaque

    Can you provide a little more information? Like, what brushing technique do you use? The best way to brush your teeth is to put your toothbrush at a 45 degree angle to your teeth. This way the bristles are getting into the area between your gums and teeth, where plaque likes to hide. The best way to get rid of all the plaque is to floss after brushing. Get an egg timer and brush your teeth for a solid 2 minutes. That's only 30 seconds per quadrant. Your teeth should be squeaky clean after that!!

    Is what you're drinking after brushing full of sugar?

    By the way, plaque takes 12 hours to form....

    Old 06-07-2006, 12:06 PM   #3
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    Re: gum plaque

    i usually floss before brushing, maybe i have it backwards.

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