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Oral health products

Oral health products

The products you need to look after your oral health are:

You should change your toothbrush at least every three months.

Mouth wash is sometimes useful but try to avoid using it after brushing your teeth. Rinsing after brushing washes the fluoride toothpaste away from your teeth. Fluoride is important to strengthen and repair your teeth, regardless of your age.

There are a variety of oral health products available. You can buy these from your pharmacy, supermarket, or dentist.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Page created October 2018.

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