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not really sure how to bring this up to him..

i'm pretty sure my boyfriend doesn't brush his teeth. i swear i can see the plaque just building up and it's disgusting!! i'd feel bad bringing it up to him though. what should i do?

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:12 PM on Apr. 24, 2009 in Relationships

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  • Tell him you want to have quality time and brush teeth and what not together, or tell him to come talk to you in the bathroom and keep you company then without saying get your toothbrush and his and just hand it to him

    Answer by NicholeAT at 4:14 PM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • Sorry you can't feel bad about this one. It is VERY basic hygiene. Tell him you can see plaque growing on his teeth and it is very unattractive and unsexy and disgusting. I'm sure it interferes with your wanting to kiss him right? Just tell him.


    Answer by MamaChamp at 4:15 PM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • tell him. he has to know they're dirty so hopefully by telling him, he'll know that you don't like it and he'll brush. if he gets offended, too bad...he should be embarrassed that you had to tell him. and if he doesn't care then you consider whether or not you wanna be with him. because then you'll have to deal with that when you are intimate with him AND whether it will embarrass you to have a boyfriend that others can tell does not brush his teeth. do you want that?

    Answer by nairda at 4:20 PM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • Make dental appointments for both of you and get your teeth cleaned. The dentist will lecture him about taking care of his teeth so you don't have to.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:28 PM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • Tell him it turns you on to watch a man brush his teeth then hand him a toothbrush with toothpaste on it. Tell him you have a b job waiting for him when he's done. I bet he brushes them then...and often!

    Answer by admckenzie at 4:56 PM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • This is one thing you CANNOT ignore. Tell him straight out that it is affecting your physical attraction to him. Or hand him breath mints before you kiss him each time!

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:42 PM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • Tell him STRAIGHT UP he needs to brush his damn teeth. He's a man, he can handle the truth.

    Answer by mrsharper19 at 6:43 PM on Apr. 24, 2009

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