Should I brush my teeth after every meal?

In pursuit of a perfect smile, we often resort to rash actions. Some routines that we consider healthy can actually be quite harmful. What's wrong with brushing your teeth a few extra times? How many times do you really need to brush your teeth? We will carefully address these issues to help you maintain a radiant smile and avoid frequent visits to the dentist.

Evening brushing routine is simple - the oral cavity must be thoroughly cleaned before going to bed , because we don’t want all the food particles that remain on the teeth to decompose during the night, which will lead to bacterial growth, cavities and other dental problems.

Now , what about the morning routine ? Should you brush your teeth immediately after meals or before? Eating before brushing your teeth means basically swallowing all of the bacteria that has accumulated in your mounts overnight . In turn, a clean oral cavity improves digestion and prevents the excitation of many diseases of the internal organs. The correct answer is obvious - you need to brush your teeth before breakfast. There is no need to brush your teeth after eating; you just need to rinse your mouth out.

You might have heard that it’s best to brush your teeth after each and every meal. But the latest research by experts in the field of dentistry has proven that this offers few benefits and actually can damage the enamel of your teeth. Professional dentists strongly advise brushing your teeth twice a day - waking up in the morning and before bed. Brushing your teeth before bed sufficiently clears your mouth of all the food debris that has accumulated over the course of the day. There is no need to run to the bathroom and brush your teeth after every cup of coffee or tea. Doing so will inflict unnecessary damage to the enamel of your teeth. Carbonated or acidic drinks are high in acid so when you drink them , the acid dissolves and weakens the teeth enamel and the layer below it. This process is called dentin in dentistry. Using a toothbrush immediately after eating or drinking carbonated drinks will only help to get this acid as far as possible into the enamel of the teeth. This will cause a rapid process of tooth decay.

Numerous studies carried out by dentists indicate that safe teeth brushing should take place in the morning and in the evening. In extreme cases, if you need to get rid of unpleasant breath during the day, you can brush your teeth 30 minutes after eating. For a greater benefit to your dental  health, it is better to use an irrigator. This allows you to safely get rid of food debris between your teeth, as well as wash out mineral deposits on the gums.

We all like having beautiful and healthy teeth. After all, a pearl-white smile helps us feel confident and makes us more attractive. But teeth need proper care. One of the best ways to ensure we get this is with PomaBrush, the ideal tool for daily oral care. With Poma you can choose the best brush for you, using either silicone for the most gentle cleaning or nylon for the most effective cleaning of your teeth and enjoy brushing without damaging the enamel. PomaBrush only needs to be recharged 3 times a year which will save you the extra hassle. Start your morning with a smile!