Florida Dental Center - Dental
Centers in Florida
Center (Florida Dental
Address: 2901 NW
17th Ave - Miami, FL 33142
Dental Center (Florida
SW 1st St - Miami, FL 33135
Miami Dental Care Centers (Florida
NW 7th St - Miami, FL 33125
285 NW 27th Ave - Miami,
Coral Spring Dental Center
3383 NW 7th St - Miami, FL
Brushing up at the office
You brush in
the morning and before bedtime, but what about after lunch? It
turns out the majority of Americans are neglecting daytime dental
care even though they spend a third or more of every weekday at
So many toothbrushes and toothpaste to
Everyone who brushes regularly at some
point has stood in the store aisle wondering about their choices:
the angled toothbrush or the straight one, the tartar control
gel or traditional paste. Let these tips help you make the right
"Meals, snacks and sugary beverages during the day contribute
to a lot of plaque and can increase the chance of tooth decay
and gum disease," says Ted Taylor, DDS, a Delta dental consultant.
"Brushing on the job definitely reduces bacteria."
Only 14 percent brush every day at work,
according to a survey released by the Academy of General Dentistry
and Oral-B Laboratories.
The survey also found that keeping an
extra toothbrush at the office increases your likelihood of brushing
at work by 65 percent. Here are some other tips to help make brushing
at work a regular habit.
Post a sticky note on your desk or computer
as a reminder to brush your teeth after lunch.
Brush your teeth right after lunch, before you become absorbed
in work or meetings for the remainder of the afternoon.
Always store your toothbrush in some type of travel container,
making sure to dry the toothbrush after each use.
Replace your workplace toothbrush more often than your toothbrush
at home to avoid bacteria buildup.
Need another incentive to brush at work?
The survey found that one of the least
attractive traits of co-workers is bad breath.
Courtesy of the Academy of General