The tips on teeth care are very helpful in keeping your teeth in good condition. Read and follow the guidelines to keep your teeth and gums healthy.

Oral hygiene

  • Clean your teeth after each meal with a tooth brush, once a day also the interdental spaces with dental floss or interdental brushes
  • Use a soft brush with a small head and change it at least every 8 weeks
  • Use a tooth paste with high fluoride content (> 0.15%) but low abrasive value (RDA < 80)
  • Wait 30 min before brushing teeth when you have eaten sour foods (e.g. orange juice, apple)

Eating and Drinking Habits

  • Eat a balanced diet for good overall health, selecting a variety of foods from the five main food groups (bread, cereals, and other grain products; fruits; vegetables; meat, poultry, fish and alternatives; milk, cheese, and yogurt) and limit snacks.
  • Limit sweet, sticky or sour foods
  • Drinking frequent cups of tea or coffee with sugar added will increase the risk of teeth decay
  • Don't chew on hard objects that could crack a tooth


  • Have your teeth checked once a year by a dentist
  • Have your teeth cleaned once a year by a dental hygienist
  • Ask your dentist or dental hygienist for an individual dental care program
  • Ask your dentist about cosmetic options for improving the appearance of teeth that are stained or chipped



Bright Smiles Oral Care Center
Unit 6, 2/F One Mango Avenue Building
General Maxilom Avenue
Cebu City, Philippines, 6000

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+63 32 412 3553
+63 923 418 8996
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Opening Hours

Monday to Friday
09:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.
09:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
on appointment

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