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Kennedy Dental
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Monday-Thursday 7am-5pm
Friday 7am-12pm
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How long can you go without brushing your teeth?

Our dentists at Kennedy Dental recommend brushing your teeth twice daily: in the morning and at night before sleep. You may also brush between meals to remove food particles and reduce plaque buildup throughout the day. 

Brushing and flossing remove plaque and tartar that can contribute to tooth decay, gum disease, and bad breath. Bacteria accumulate quickly and can overproduce if you skip your oral hygiene routine. Over time, if you do not brush your teeth regularly, the enamel breaks down. 

We recommend gently brushing the surfaces of your teeth in small, circular motions with a soft-bristled toothbrush. Hold the brush at a slight angle facing away from your gums. Be careful not to brush too hard or vigorously, as this can damage your enamel, irritate your gums, and even lead to gum recession. 

Brushing, flossing, and visiting your dentist in Bellevue for routine dental exams and teeth cleanings can help keep your teeth and gums healthy for life. 

Book Your Next Dental Appointment in Bellevue

Is it time to schedule your dental exam and cleaning? Please give us a call today at (402) 291-3535 to schedule your appointment at our Bellevue dental office

We look forward to serving you at Kennedy Dental!

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