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If you’re curious to know why brushing is important, then our dental team is more than happy to help you! As you may already know, your dentist, Dr. Danielle Kelner, encourages you to brush twice a day (every morning and night—more if you have braces) with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. There are many reasons why she strongly recommends this, and we will be happy to list a couple here:

-Brushing removes plaque from your smile. This is very important because it helps you avoid dental problems. Plaque is a harmful substance that sticks to the surfaces of the teeth, attacks the outer shell, and promotes cavities and gum disease. Brushing can help you have a healthy smile as well as help you avoid bad breath.

-Brushing helps strengthen the teeth. This is because if you use fluoride toothpaste, the fluoride seeps into the tooth enamel and strengthens it. This gives the enamel the ability to fight bacteria and prevent dental problems. Your teeth need fluoride exposure regularly, and brushing is the perfect way to provide that necessity.

For more information and details about brushing in Clark, New Jersey, please contact Kelner Periodontics LLC today at 732-587-6740. Our dental team will be happy to hear from and help you, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We look forward to your phone call!