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Did you know that brushing your teeth could help prevent the flu?

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Hy-Vee® Toothbrush

How Can It Help?

Oral hygiene is just as important as taking care of the rest of your body. Not only does brushing your teeth prevent cavities, it could also help prevent the flu. Your mouth is a breeding ground for bad bacteria, and brushing your teeth helps remove them. This helps prevent illnesses such as the flu. Another good way to help prevent the flu is by getting your flu shot!

Tips For Brushing Your TeethHy-Vee Toothbrushes

  • You should brush your teeth at least twice daily.
  • Unless told otherwise by your dentist, it is best to use a soft bristled brush.
  • Toothpaste with fluoride is essential for everyone over 2 years old.
  • You should change your toothbrush every 3 to 4 months, or sooner if your bristles are frayed.
  • You should also replace your toothbrush after being sick with illnesses such as the flu, strep throat, and even a cold. This prevents re-infection from the bacteria left on your toothbrush.
  • It’s important to store your toothbrush in a clean environment to avoid contamination of the bristles.
  • Hy-Vee toothbrushes are the perfect stocking stuffers for the whole family!

Don't forget to get your flu shot this season!

This information is not intended as medical advice. Please consult a medical professional for individual advice.

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