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I brush my teeth before I eat breakfast because I can't eat food with my mouth feeling slimy and tastes dirty. So for you brush before or after breakfast?

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But you can eat breakfast and have juice with a minty mouth? Eww.

After for me.

Also, I don't see the point in brushing, then getting your mouth all dirty again straight away.
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I brush before having breakfast
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After usually, but I do rinse my mouth with water first.
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Before:

"Never brush your teeth straight after a meal as it can damage your teeth. This is especially important if you've had fruit, fizzy drinks, wine or any other food that contains acid because tooth enamel is softened by the acid and can be worn away by brushing."

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/dentalhea...ningguide.aspx

The option for me would be to wait an hour after or do it before. The former is not practical.


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Before.

(It takes a few minutes to prepare breakfast anyway)
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Before by the time I've washed my face, got dressed or whatever I'm doing my mouth isn't minty anymore
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After is the only logical option. Unless you eat b-fast late and do both
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Before. Eating breakfast with overnight teeth feels disgusting
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(Original post by Asklepios)
Before:

"Never brush your teeth straight after a meal as it can damage your teeth. This is especially important if you've had fruit, fizzy drinks, wine or any other food that contains acid because tooth enamel is softened by the acid and can be worn away by brushing."

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/dentalhea...ningguide.aspx

The option for me would be to wait an hour after or do it before. The former is not practical.


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Trust you. :rolleyes:

I know before is better for you, however after. Don't particularly fancy spearminty cornflakes.
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Before for the same reasons as OP. My mouth feels clean and slightly minty but I don't eat till 12 anyways.
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After! Mainly because that's what I've always done, but I don't really want breakfast to taste weird anyway, and seems a bit pointless to brush then get them all dirty again... I do try and leave a few minutes in the middle though if I can, and rinse my mouth out beforehand :yep:


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Before... Dentists have highly recommended that otherwise plaque is more likely to build up.

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(Original post by hollieeilloh)
Trust you. :rolleyes:

I know before is better for you, however after. Don't particularly fancy spearminty cornflakes.
Trust me what?

And ewww cornflakes


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After! There's no point in doing it before unless you are getting breakfast elsewhere!
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After
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(Original post by Asklepios)
Trust me what?

And ewww cornflakes


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Before
I don't trust anyone who brushes after..
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before

brushing/mouthwash eliminates bacteria, less bacteria means less binary fission when they had their breakfasts too. Brushing after would mean a lot larger bacterial population.
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I feel weird for saying after now...
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