I brush for about 15 minutes on an this bad for my teeth?

Answer It's actually bad for your gums, not your teeth. You're brushing for way too long.

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What happens if you brush your teeth 4 more then 2 minutes each time you brush?

Every now and then is fine depending on how many times a day you brush & the amount of time you brush for, but if you brush excessivly it can actually wear down your enamel. Once your enamel is gon... Read More »

In how many minutes should we brush our teeth?

Around 2 minutes total, or a little longer if you have trouble areas (crowded spots, places that get a lot of tartar). Most people can get their teeth as clean as they are going to in that time.

Why is it that I still get bad breath a few minutes after I brush my teeth?

Check with your dentist for a possible gingivitis (gum disease).And are you sure it's from your mouth and not your stomach?Use salt water as a gargle. keep for 1 minute then spit out.

My gums have been bleeding when i brush my teeth, this has been happening for about 2 weeks, what do i do?

sounds like gingivitis, you need to see your dentist.