Myths are a part and parcel of everyone’s lives. However, one has to be wary of some of the myths that are floating around on issues related to health that includes dental health because it could result in dangerous consequences if followed without understanding the principles behind it. You will get some insight into dental myths by reading this FAQ.
There are many dental myths that fit into any of the above categories. Some of these myths are child related, some of them adult related and the rest superstitious and these are detailed below.
It is preferable to use toothpaste because it flows on the brush properly; further it contains anti-tartar chemicals, fluorides etc. that are good for your teeth. Since toothpaste foams it is helpful in freshening your teeth.
Tobacco should never be used because people tend to get addicted to the nicotine in the tobacco.