The question may seem ridiculous because the answer seems obvious. However, according to some experts, brushing your teeth before eating your breakfast is not so unreasonable. Conversely, this practice can be very effective.
We brush our teeth several times a day… but do we really know how to do this seemingly harmless gesture? We know that we must brush our teeth at least twice a day, including one at bedtime. If you don’t want to breathe when you wake up, it’s best to brush your teeth after dinner. In addition to avoiding bad breath, brushing your teeth before going to bed removes all possible food residues that may be stuck between your teeth and therefore promotes cavity production. But what happens if you brush your teeth in the morning? Should you brush your teeth before or after breakfast? You will find that the answer is not as obvious as it looks.
Brushing teeth after breakfast: bad idea?
Instinctively, we think we should brush our teeth after breakfast. As we explained, it allows us to remove food stuck between our teeth. If we don’t, the microbes in our mouths will enjoy it. Problem: When eaten, said bacteria produce acid that will eat away at our tooth enamel and ultimately, promote the appearance of cavities. So the wash seems obvious…
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