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NY Times Blog: Brushing Too Soon After Meals Could be Harmful

Posted on May 24, 2012

 

A recent posting on the New York Times Health/Science blog cites research showing that brushing too soon after meals and drinks – particularly those that are acidic – can do more harm than good. As noted by Dr. Howard R. Gamble, president of the Academy of General Dentistry, brushing could “push the acid deeper” into enamel and dentin.

To read the full blog posting, click here