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I don't brush my teeth.
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I really just don't brush my teeth.
maybe once every few weeks... ?



i've had two cavities my entire life,
it's not like my teeth are rotting out of my head.


i simply... can't be bothered to brush them every night and every morning.




anyone else completely disregard taking care of their teeth?
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Seriosly people all you putting comments saying how its absolutley disgusting its their choice to be honest i dont brush my teeth probaly the same amount the guy who put this up does, i get judged all the time at college and thats whats wrong with everyone their are usaully certain reasons why for example i dont cause all through my childhood i expeirenced bad things and when thats happening your not thinking about it so whoever put this up good for you for having the confidence to do it i know i certainly couldnt.
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Not very healthy indeed.
You should do that at least once a day, I agree. Not only will people suddenly start talking more with you but you'll also feel better.
I believe it gets annoying over time and even I get bored with having to do that all the time but as I try to be optimistic, at least I LOVE the taste of tooth-paste and the fresh feeling it leaves in my mouth.
Later, when it fades away a little and you are able to eat, the food tastes even better!!!
So make a change and you'll be a proud, shiny-smile-grandpa one day.
XD
Haha, anyway, you'll get used to it.
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Besides the tooth decay issue, I am sure that noone wants to talk to you up close. Morning breath left over from three weeks ago is pretty disgusting.
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I wouldn't worry too much about rotted out teeth!! After all, they are starting to expirement with growing them from stem cells.
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It doesn't take much time to take care of your teeth. I use a metal toothpick between teeth, a tongue scraper and brush twice a day, gums and teeth. I've known people who did as you are doing and they had no teeth by age 50. You will regret it later if you don't change.
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I didn't use to brush my teeth very often once twice a month then i started to realise basically IT'S DISCUSTING so i tried to get back into the habit it's really hard for a while but if you want just try once a day in the morning or at night as that is okkay i think generally and if that still really hard try to listen to music while you are doing it trust me after a few months you will feel better about your smile your teeth will be whiter and your brethe wont smell ant it will definatly help in the long run and your smile will be nicer and you will be more confdent but you NEED persistance nd will power is a must just keep going i have recently been through it it is possible !! :) my best wishes :) :P xxxx
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Take care of your teeth or you'll get tooth probloms. Yellow teeth, bleeding gums, holes in your teeth, people hate that. Brush your bloody teeth.
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Its up to you but watch they dont rot and fall out and then you wont be able to eat your favourite foods and sweets..
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viado
my grandfather doesnt brush his teeth too
and they didnt rot.
he just didnt eat so much sweets, maybe he didnt eat any. (he is 68)
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smithee
YEAh, WOOHOO, we finally matched!!! Me and stargirl!!). That was the first time we thought along the same lines
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I brush my teeth day and night, i hate that feeling/taste when i don't, makes me want to throw up!

Almost everyone above is correct when they say you will regret it, i didn't used to brush my teeth as my gums were unbelievably uncomfortable, and now my teeth are rotting, i am genuinly worried i won't be able to get it sorted due to the lack of NHS dentists these days!

Do yourself a favour, if not for others, and brush your teeth!
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im the same way
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right here bro
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Yes, it's true that when you don't brush you're teeth your breath is going to smell. Plaque has a disgusting smell similar to that of fecal matter. That being said, brushing you're teeth in the quantities that are often prescribed, is most unnecessary. It's hard to believe considering the sheer amount of advertising and scare tactics we're subjected to from an extremely young age. The simple fact is, that brushing one's teeth is the equivalent of polishing a rock. It's necessary every once in a while, because plaque buildup needs to be taken care of, not only because of the smell, but because of the EVENTUAL damage it can cause. Eventual is of course emphasized, because it doesn't have the gruesome and immediate affect we're all raised to believe that it does. Another note that should be made, is that brushing too much can cause damage to your teeth, because you can and will destroy weakened enamel by brushing too often, and too soon after eating or drinking foods that cause a short term weakening in enamel. The strength of your enamel also plays greatly into how long you will keep your teeth. I have a brother who has weak enamel, and brushed twice a day, every day. It's no coincidence that he's only 25 and currently having his teeth pulled due to rot and extreme pain. How often you brush is up to you, but more than once a day is ridiculous, and personally I feel more than once a week is a waste of time. Whats more important is using mouth wash once a day to prevent gum disease, AND when you do brush go ahead and floss, because that's where most plaque buildup accumulates. Gum disease is more preventable than tooth rot, because tooth rot is often unavoidable, whereas gum disease is very much avoidable. In summation not everything your dentist tells you should be accepted as if coming from the almighty himself; they're running a business all the same. Also advertisers aren't out there to help you, because lining their pockets is more convenient.
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aceofspades. I'm not sure who you are but your statements are completely incorrect. One plaque accumulates DAILY hourly really. Two this plaque thats on your teeth causes first gingivits which is an infection in your gums untreated gingivitis leads to periodontitis which is where you lose bone and then your teeth. Your alveolar bone determines how long your going to keep your teeth not your enamel theres no enamel on the root surface of the tooth.
Also people don't have strong enamel or weak enamel. Its the bacteria in your mouth that cause cavities. The bacteria eat the plaque and food debris and produce acid in turn which eats away the enamel...think of it as pooping acid. The more the bacteria can eat the more acid they poop out.
Mouth wash does NOT prevent gum disease! removing the food source of the bacteria thats cause the infection does!
Your comment makes me want to puke
-KK dental hygienist.
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Thats just nasty, I do the same thing.
I went without brushing my teeth for a couple months, no effect but now, my gums bleed all the time when i floss and it hurts and feels irritated all the time. Not worth the annoyance of your day, trust me.
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Ur teeth will rot unless ur not eating.
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Yea I don't either and I've only had 1 cavity my entire life
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My ex was that way and it was nasty. I didn't know at first, but when we kissed he tasted kinda yucky, and like blood! But later just watching him talk I could see different colored grime on his teeth, as if he hadn't brushed for weeks. He would just get in bed, and I would go to brush mine and try to get him up, but he wouldn't. I know when he's older he will have missing teeth ! He also didn't wipe good and literally smelled like shyt (which I also mentioned to him). He wouldn't change, so those 2 hygiene issues killed the passion and I left him ! It was a shame, cuz the guy was gorgeous ! BTW he had an awful upbringing.
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you have really ought to brush your teeth, not only for cleanlyness, but for the sake of other people not having to smell that disgusting smell coming out of your mouth.
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I had disgusting breath for years. I had no friends and even family keep me at a distance.
I was flossing brushing and rinsing everyday but still had bad breath. I spent thousands on all kinds of products claiming to stop bad breath but still had bad breath. I came across an eBook from badhalitosisbreath.com and it gave me my first insight into my problem. After I did all the advice in the eBook it identified Post Nasal Drip as the primary issue with eating and cleaning as the oral problem.
So I was happily surprised when my brother asked the following week why my breath didn’t smell any more, I told him what I’d done he’s like thank god for that book!
Now 6 months later I have my first girlfriend and worked up enough courage to tell her about what I was like just 1 year ago. She said I smelt better then any other boyfriend she’d had. Music to my ears!
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smithee
your teeth will rot out of your head if you keep that up. They may not be bad now, but they will get worse
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you may not care now but you will regret it when you get older
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Its not really about rotting your teeth

its the gums that brushing is mainly concerned about.
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Your teeth are probably dicolored and if they are not then you are lucky.

Also you most likely have extremely bad breath. If you think chewing gum helps think again because gum does not rid your mouth from the bacteria that harbors there when you don't brush your disgusting teeth.
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i usually only brush mine with water. toothpaste makes me gag. i think it's gross. dentist never noticed. i don't have the whitest teeth in the world, but they're not overly yellow either.
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I've never made a habit of brushing my teeth. I've probably brushed my teeth fewer than 100 times and I'm 27.
I don't have any particular idea why. While it's tedious, it's not so tedious to explain my aversion to it.
I've always had crooked teeth and girls have never liked me so those were never persuasive reasons for me to bother.
I tended to only brush for special or formal occasions. Nobody has ever commented or even hinted at the bad breath I know I have.
For about six months I brushed twice a day (properly), flossed, used the tongue scraper and ended up with 16 cavities despite my efforts. That was the last nail in the coffin. Now that implants are a viable option I feel I have some hope. If I could mercilessly beat myself into a proper routine I'd have the oral health to undergo the implant procedure, assuming I could afford it but it would be all for naught if I neglected them too.

My teeth are extremely resilient, despite being crooked, crossbitten, and. Neglect has damaged them regardless: I have gingivitis and advanced periodental disease with at least 4mm of eroded jawbone. All in all I'm quite impressed that I'm not in more pain more often.
The funniest thing is that with my abject terror of dentists, it would make sense to take really good care of them.
It could just be a self-fulfilling prophecy where I'm spiting myself for not being liked in the first place.
So while I'm a hypocrite for saying it, you should take care of them. You don't have to obsess over it like most people but brush at least once a day and floss once per week, use mouthwash when you feel lazy or you're pressed for time. Or if you give up, get antibiotics to save you from blood poisoning and get dug in and prepare for pain.
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thats pretty bad
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Its your decision but that must be really bad for your breath. And you could loose your teeth as you age. It really just takes 2 minuets to brush your teeth and once you get into the routine it doesn't feel like a chore. Maybe you could do it to music or while watching the tv or something :P
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I do it too!! On days I don't brush, I swish a little toothpaste in my mouth to have fresh breath.
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brushing your teeth shouldn't be a chore. it's personal hygeine. you're disgusting
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I don't brush my teeth and they are perfect. Never ever had a singe cavity or anything. I do keep my mouth clean though and I only eat fruits and veggies for the most part.
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My grandfather is 64 and has never brushed his teeth a day in his life. He uses plain wooden toothpicks and that is it. He still has all his teeth and they're in healthy condition.
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I find if I don't brush my teeth then I get that 'bottom of the bird cage' taste in my mouth. I like my mouth to taste fresh and minty though out the day and not like a litter box. You can leave your teeth like that but not many people will be talking to you with bad breath and food hanging off your teeth.
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This is so embarassing to admit but my dad never brushed his teeth. He is 55 years old and has had ALL of his teeth extracted and is wearing dentures. I was always embarassed and humilated by him and his poor dental hygiene (in addition to other poor hygiene) but he didn't care. People would buy him mouthwash and toothpaste for Christmas and birthdays but he wouldn't touch it. In the end, this is how you'll probably end up. Recently, I asked him "Dad, why didn't you brush your teeth?" He said, "I don't know, Amy. Just too damn lazy I guess." Sorry excuse.
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That is soooooooo groooossss! yea u really need to brush ur teeth more, i brush three times a day cuz i have braces! ewwwww :(
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So no
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i wouldnt consider that quite normal, you should brush your teeth at LEAST once a day....but i guess it depends how you were brought up.
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The fact that you know how many cavities you've had simply proves that you're lying about how often you brush your teeth or how mnay cavities you have. Which is it?

LOL. Get out.

Jess
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SICK.
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your disgusting!
i hope all your teeth fall out
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35yo, no cavities, reasonably white teeth, minor gum receding, no one picks on me about not brushing my teeth beause I don't tell them, I've never had a single complaint about my appearance or breath, but I have heard plenty of horror stories regarding the products people purchase and brush their teeth with. Your saliva will kill the natural bacteria's. A good mouth rinse with plain water, and maybe a toothpick when needed, should be enough after meals.
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eww.i fucking brush my teeth like every hour.i bet poeple love you.smellly.
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