Nighttime Oral Care Q&As

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“Nighttime oral hygiene is important because while we’re sleeping, we’re not swallowing, so the bacteria in our mouths increase throughout the night. The nighttime goal is to avoid giving those bacteria anything to feed off.”

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As stated in the article, taking good care of your teeth at night is highly recommended. Flossing and brushing after you eat a meal before bed will keep plaque from collecting on your teeth.