Do you really brush your teeths twice?

India
February 4, 2009 6:51am CST
Doctors say brush your teeth twice a day. Once in the morning and second before going to bed. So this is something we all try to do but fail to achieve. I can say that for atleast myself. I always try and start brushing the my teeth before going to bed. But i always fail to continue this for a long. I don't know why but this i feel is my inability. I really feel bad as i am not been able to achieve this. Are you the same?
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27 responses
@jesbellaine (4155)
• Philippines
4 Feb 09
Hello There! I brush my teeth three times a day. In the morning, before going to work or once I wake up, I would brush my teeth. When in the office, after lunch, we brush our teeth as well and before going to sleep. I admit that at night there were times I forget to brush my teeth especially when I am already in my bed and reading books then I wouldn’t realize that I am falling fast asleep… hahaha.. Goodluck and thanks for the discussion! Happy Mylotting! Cheers!
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• India
5 Feb 09
First of all very thanks for your reply. I must say you have developed a very good habit. Nice that you take so much pain caring your teeth. I do like it and try to be the same but most of the times unable to do that. So nice of you for conversation buddy.
@jhenn22 (1242)
• Philippines
4 Feb 09
i always brush my teeth every after meal. I make sure i brush my teeth at least 2 times a day. Brushing my teeth makes me feel comfortable and confident. I am confident to smile and talk to anyone if i had brush my teeth after i eat my meal.
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• India
5 Feb 09
Very Very nice of you. I do try to be like that.
@amitksing (1323)
• India
4 Feb 09
Well, yes I try to brush my teeth twice everyday. But I miss the one before going to bed quite often! Actually sometimes I do brush in the evening b4 my evening tea. But as per the doctors, brushing the teeth twice is very beneficial. We can question as to why we should brush our teeth in the nighttime. But in the nighttime, only we take a nap. But the germs never sleep. So as we people know, it may pave way for tooth decay. The germs may put big holes in our teeth. Of course the after math is a painful experience to anyone who is experiencing the tooth decay problem. We will never be able to eat anything properly without accepting the pain, which accompanies it. So it is always better to brush your teeth twice. Once in the morning, as soon as you wake up. And once in the night when we go to sleep.
• India
5 Feb 09
I totally agree with you.
@aspnaren (314)
• India
4 Feb 09
Yes I agree with you,I know that brushing twice a day keeps our teeth good.But I never did it.I do brush my teeth only once a day,that is is in the morning.Many are not following this and upto my knowledge hardly one in a 100 follows.It depends on people.Somebody feels lazy even o brush once a day....
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• India
5 Feb 09
Yes we are all lazy people. We didn't do things that are good for us. Just get into the couch and behave like a couch potato.
@regal_aeros (2605)
• Singapore
4 Feb 09
it's already become my habit. I brush my teeth once when i get up. And another just before i head to bed. It'll feel odd when i don't do it. it's like i'm missing something.
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• India
5 Feb 09
Thanks for that. I am also trying to be part of the people like you, who have some very good habits.
• United States
4 Feb 09
I actually brush my teeth more often than that because I fear decay, I hate bad breath, and I like a clean smile. So, I brush when I wake up, and at least two more times throughout the day. I also brush right before I go to bed.
• India
5 Feb 09
So great of you. I am also struggling to get this habit going. Any tips. Or just a character of cleanliness.
@bing28 (3798)
• Philippines
5 Feb 09
we brush our teeth trice a day. In the morning after eating breakfast, after eating lunch and after eating dinner. It only happened that you don't brush your teeth after eating lunch if you dined out. While at the offices employees brougth their toothbrush so after eating they could do it. While at home if you failed to brush your teeth after dinner, you can make it before going to sleep. Others brush their teeth after taking a bath in the morning so even if they failed to eat their breakfast at home, they had brushed their teeth already.
• Philippines
5 Feb 09
Actually i do brushing my teeth thrice a day..morning, noon and before going to bed..
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• Philippines
5 Feb 09
yes, I do brush my teeth twice. before going to work and bed. But sometimes I also brush after eating or If I feel that my breaTH is bad..hahahaha!!
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@youless (98208)
• Guangzhou, China
5 Feb 09
Sure, it goes without saying. As the dental fee is so expensive. I prefer to protect my teeth well. It is essential to brush my teeth twice a day. The first time is when I wake up in the morning. The second time is before I go to sleep at night. I love China
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• India
5 Feb 09
I do it for 3 times a day, at least when I'm home. When I am at home, I have this habit of taking a nap in the afternoon. It so happens that I just wake up and notice that the mouth starts smelling real bad, thanks to my Lunch. So I brush in the morning, of course, and then in the afternoon if I'm at home, and at night. It sure is a hard habit to fall into considering how much random our lives are, but it's always good to fall into this habit. bourne
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@user_786 (1338)
4 Feb 09
I always try to keep my teeth clean . Brushing twice is really not required as most often people do but the issue is how to keep teeth clean all the time to prevent them from getting plague, also to stop bad smell, etc Doctors often recommend we brush teeth more than twice a day and it is very important especially for kids who eat junk food, chocolates everyday
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@garychie (157)
• Philippines
5 Feb 09
It is best to brush our teeth every after meal to avoid tooth decay. If we don't brush, the food that stayed in our teeth will cause the decay. Imagine if it stayed in the teeth overnight. Having tooth decay is quite painful. As much as we possible, we should brush our teeth every after meal to have fresh breath so whenever we talk to people we will not be criticized of having a bad breath in silence. I understand you being lazy to brush..i am like that sometimes but most of the time i brush my teeth thrice.
@Lindery (853)
• Latvia
5 Feb 09
Brushing teeth twice a day is a habit to me, I don't try specially, it happens very naturally. I feel uncomfortable to go outside of home with dirty mouth, the same going to bed with food stuck in my teeth. I feel much better after cleaning my teeth twice day. Sometimes I do it even more often.
@bhawnam (1436)
• India
5 Feb 09
When i lived with my parents i used to... my mom would drag me out of the bed if i ever slept without brushing my teeth. But since i have moved out i generally skip brushing upon my teeth in the night.
• Philippines
5 Feb 09
We should really brush twice or thrice a day and I can do that since it is quite a daily routine for me. I think you can do this also as long as you are willing enough to take some time for your own hygiene.
@PatMcCue (48)
• United States
5 Feb 09
As a kid, I never really followed that rule either haha. But as I got older, I had a few things that motivated me to take care of my teeth. 1. Brushing before bed is SOOO important. Think about all the stuff you eat during the day just rotting into your teeth as you sleep. That thought alone makes me brush, floss, and rinse. 2. You should also floss. I didn't use to floss at all when I was younger, and ended up getting some sort of infection. I literally had around 25 olsers in the back of my throat, and my tongue had a greenish tint. I didn't eat for four days. Trust me--flossing is worth it. 3. Rinsing is so simple, and it is so effective. Just spend and extra 30 seconds a day, and you'll be taking care of your teeth for a lifetime. Hope these tips are helpful :)
• China
5 Feb 09
Yes,i brush my teeths twice per day.And i think it is easy to make it as a habit.As long as you persist in doing it every day.Few days later,you will find it is nothing difficult.
@marquis (159)
• Philippines
5 Feb 09
I actually brush my teeth 3 times a day. Dentist here in the Philippines says that we should brush our teeth 3 times a day. That could be one in the morning, after you eat lunch and before going to bed. I don't know your dentist or doctors there says it is twice a day but the dentist here says 3 times a day.
@zwitdh (47)
• Malaysia
5 Feb 09
I'm under treatment of ortodhontic doctor, there are braces in my teeth. So i need to clean in up as soon as after i finish my food. I feel comfortable and confident always by brushing often, i know its not recommended but its already my habit now.