In 2014 Australians spent some 90.9 million dollars on Valentine’s Day chocolate and confections. Each year Australians consume nearly 6 kilograms of chocolate. But candy and chocolate are not good for your dental health. And bad dental health can affect the other gift that many people give their loved ones on Valentine’s Day – Kisses!
And kisses can be good for you, as they stimulate saliva production and help keep your teeth clean.
No one wants to kiss an unattractive mouth that has dingy teeth. This is why Main Beach Dental is happy to pass along the following advice for Valentine’s Day Dental Health.
Valentine’s Day Tips and Tricks
Avoid bad breath. The leading cause for bad breath is found in our gums, teeth, and tongue through any resting bacteria. So, brush your teeth and gums twice a day, preferably right after a meal. Make sure to floss once a day as well.