Can Brushing and Flossing Damage Your Teeth?
Were you aware that brushing and flossing your teeth could cause problems if these habits are performed too frequently? What does the average dentist recommend and why are these suggestions important to keep in mind?
– Choose a toothbrush with softer bristles, as this will protect delicate enamel.
– Try to limit flossing to one time per day (in the evening if possible).
– Excessive use of mouthwashes will expose your mouth to harsh chemicals.
”Your dentist can advise you more on when and if you need to use mouthwash based on your unique smile.”
Dr. Rizwan Khawaja BDS (University of Manchester)
Dr Rizwan Khawaja, also known as Riz by his patients, graduated from the University of Manchester in 2010. Since qualifying he has worked across Cheshire in practices, specialist centres and treatment centres.
As a certified dentist in Inman Aligner treatments, Riz has a passion for cosmetic dentistry. He is also working towards specializing in restorative dentistry in the near future.
In his spare time, he can be found on the golf course or at Old Trafford, supporting his beloved football club, Manchester United.
He also loves travel and considers himself as a bit of a foodie!