If your teeth are white, it means that they are healthy
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Although white teeth are desirable, being white does not mean that your teeth are healthy. Your teeth could suffer from infection or cavities and be white at the same time.
You should brush your teeth even if your gums are bleeding
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Brushing helps keep the teeth healthy and free of plaque, which is the cause of bleeding gums in the first place. However, don't brush your teeth too hard if your gums are bleeding as it could cause further irritation. Be gentle.
Cutting off sugar from your diet means that you won't have tooth decay
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Simply cutting off sugar won't help if you have poor oral hygiene. You are just as likely to have tooth decay if you don't brush your teeth or floss regularly.
Having no toothaches means that your teeth are fine
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Although toothache is a sign of tooth decay or infection, you can suffer from dental health issues even if you don't feel toothache. Sometimes, dental decay eats through the hard teeth and reaches the nerves before you start feeling pain. It is always best to go for regular dental check-ups.
You can suffer from dental cavity at any age
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It is a myth that only children can get dental cavities. People of any age, who have poor dental hygiene, can suffer from it. Always remember to brush your teeth at least twice a day and floss regularly.