Too much brushing.

  • 10 Replies
  • 3686 Views

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

*

paul.fr

  • Guest
Too much brushing.
« on: 08/05/2007 05:03:44 »
Is it possible to brush your teeth, too much, too often?

*

Offline kdlynn

  • Neilep Level Member
  • ******
  • 2851
    • View Profile
Too much brushing.
« Reply #1 on: 08/05/2007 05:09:50 »
ha ha... i'm guessing that you're sticking with that method paul! the only problem i can think of is possibly being too hard on your gums... but i'm not a dentist. however my uncle is, so if nobody else knows by tomorrow i'll give him a call for you.

*

paul.fr

  • Guest
Too much brushing.
« Reply #2 on: 08/05/2007 05:13:54 »
I am  [;D] , and thank you.

*

Offline kdlynn

  • Neilep Level Member
  • ******
  • 2851
    • View Profile
Too much brushing.
« Reply #3 on: 08/05/2007 05:20:04 »
no problem

*

Offline Karen W.

  • Moderator
  • Naked Science Forum GOD!
  • *****
  • 31662
  • "come fly with me"
    • View Profile
Too much brushing.
« Reply #4 on: 09/05/2007 04:23:05 »
I would think it is good. you should brush your tongue and also the roof of your mouth and lightly brush your gums it  Helps prevent gingivitis! I like my teeth clean..

"Life is not measured by the number of Breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away."

*

Offline kdlynn

  • Neilep Level Member
  • ******
  • 2851
    • View Profile
Too much brushing.
« Reply #5 on: 09/05/2007 05:22:47 »
oh paul i'm sorry! i forgot to call! but i'll call him first thing in the morning

*

Offline kdlynn

  • Neilep Level Member
  • ******
  • 2851
    • View Profile
Too much brushing.
« Reply #6 on: 10/05/2007 01:34:51 »
my uncle said that as long as you use a soft or medium bristled brush and try to take it easy on your gums you should be ok. if you notice any bleeding or abnormal mouth behavior cut back and see a dentist, but he's glad to hear you're crushing a lot!

*

Offline kdlynn

  • Neilep Level Member
  • ******
  • 2851
    • View Profile
Too much brushing.
« Reply #7 on: 10/05/2007 01:35:50 »
i mean brushing. as i said, i can't type today

*

another_someone

  • Guest
Too much brushing.
« Reply #8 on: 10/05/2007 01:47:38 »
i mean brushing. as i said, i can't type today

LOL - I was wondering what he was crushing.

*

Offline kdlynn

  • Neilep Level Member
  • ******
  • 2851
    • View Profile
Too much brushing.
« Reply #9 on: 10/05/2007 01:53:22 »
sometimes i type faster than my brain can think and i end up with interesting words. last time i took a typing test i typed ninety words a minute i think

*

Offline Karen W.

  • Moderator
  • Naked Science Forum GOD!
  • *****
  • 31662
  • "come fly with me"
    • View Profile
Too much brushing.
« Reply #10 on: 10/05/2007 15:34:18 »
I hear that! LOL Bleeding gums is a sign of gingivitis. My dentist says like your Uncle that soft brushing of gums helps keep food out of the edges and helps prevent that. Keeps your gums healty. My husband used to scrub his gums so hard they bled horribly.. Yuck!

"Life is not measured by the number of Breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away."