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14 Sep 2007

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You advise the mother that it is better to brush first before eating ?
Please explain as i ahve always my whole life brushed after eating breakfast as i brush the food away for the day.. why do you say it's better to brush before eating ?????
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01 Jan 0001

so that all the plaque/bacteria that is on the teeth during sleep is removed. Salivary flow is reduced during sleep so none of the plaque is "washed" away.
Besides, the breakfast will taste better too.
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