Daily brushing and cleaning between your teeth is important because it removes plaque. If the plaque isn’t removed, it continues to build up, feeding on the bits of food left behind and causing tooth decay and gum disease.
- Weekly tooth brushing (or denture care), flossing & rinsing done by a trained RDA
- Helps the patients oral hygiene status, but should not replace the cleaning by the hygienist
- In many cases, the additional instruction and interaction can help the patient with their daily routines