Dental tips and advice
Up to the age of 6 brush the gum line and teeth for 2 minutes, twice a day using a fluoride toothpaste designed for children - always read the packaging for the relevant fluoride levels for the appropriate age group. Let the child also brush their own teeth before or...
If you smoke try to stop to reduce the risks of oral cancer and associated gum problems. Your dental professional can give you further advice to help. Smoking is a major cause of tooth loss through gum disease.
If dentures are worn try to leave out at night to relieve the gums. Brush the denture outside of the mouth and the remaining teeth twice a day.