Ask SAHM is a place where you can ask our staff & community a question safely & anonymously. Please read our disclaimer.

How often do you brush your teeth? And when?

Be honest.
The tooth fairy is at the pub anyway so she won't know.

Report

Got an Answer?


Answers (13)

I brush my teeth in shower after my morning coffee and at night before bed, I started doing it to save time and it stuck, now my kids do it too.

 Same. My toothbrush just lives in the shower now
helpful (0) 

Twice a day - morning and night.

 Yep me too
helpful (0) 

Every day before breakfast. I still have a baby tooth and I’m in my 40’s

Mostly 3 times a day. In the morning, at night and after lunch and sometimes after I have eaten.

 It creeps me out when people are brushing their teeth in the bathroom sinks at work.
helpful (0) 
 I am SAHM so its not an issue but I do understand. I felt the same when I did work and one of my collegues did the same.

helpful (0) 
 Your committed i don't know anyone who brushes their teeth at work during the day.
helpful (0) 

I can go weeks 🤦🏽‍♀️

Worst part is I’m complimented literally daily on my white teeth, and it makes me so damn lazy.
I’d say I get asked weekly what whitening I use on my teeth.
I’m 38 and had 1 filling, again makes me so damn lazy. Iv asked friends and hubby and my mum (the latter two would be VERY honest with me , if I have bad breath and they all say no. )

All of the combined just made me lazier over the years. I actually use filters sometime to take the brightness off my teeth in photos.

When I was about ten I use to get “chalky” patches that were really white and then it just took over the teeth.

If I brush my teeth frequently I look like Ross when he whitened his teeth.

 Haha lucky you. I've read that good teeth are like 10% taking care of them and 90% genetics.
helpful (0) 
 Yes I’m my case it seems true.
My mum has exactly the same thing and we’ve both got a big wide smile and big teeth.
My kids often get complimented on their bright white teeth too, though I do brush their teeth before bed every night.
My mum has smoked for 50 years a pack a day for a fair chunk of that, always a heavy smoker. and she only has yellowing in the creases but the surface is still very white.

helpful (0) 
 I'm so jealous, I have so many fillings and it makes no difference how often I brush or floss!
helpful (1) 
 Yes you’re lucky, but don’t you get that fuzzy teeth feeling if you don’t brush? I couldn’t do that long without brushing for that reason alone
helpful (0) 
 If I feel like that I eat an apple and the fuzz goes away...
helpful (0) 
 Wouldn’t brushing your teeth be easier?
helpful (0) 
 No cos an apple gets eaten on the go and also as I said my teeth get too white with frequent brushing. They honestly start to glow.
I wasn’t exaggerating when I said I look like Ross from friends when he whitened his teeth lol.

helpful (0) 
 Sometimes I brush without toothpaste for the if they get furry too
It’s honestly a non issue though they rarely do

helpful (0) 

My husband hardly ever takes care of his teeth. I don't think i've ever seen him floss, brushing is sporadic and when we go to the dentist he very rarely has anything wrong. I think he's had one cavity in 10 years. Me on the other hand am alot more dedicated floss & brush twice a day & usually need something fixed - it's so annoyingly unfair.

First thing in the morning (cannot function until it’s done) and last thing at night. Couldn’t imagine doing it any less than this. 35, never had a filling, lucky as!

Every morning and sometimes before bed depending on what I've been eating

Once a day before bed. I know I should also do it in the morning but I'm just not in the habit anymore.

 I am the same
helpful (0) 

Twice a day. When I wake and before bed. I have breakfast about 3 hours after I get up, and I couldn’t wait that long to brush my teeth.

Most nights, should do it more often. But I do floss (with one of those interdental brushes) & chew extra.