Check out these proper brushing techniques!|
Outer & Inner Surfaces: Place toothbrush at a
45-degree angle; starting along the gum line use gentle, short, tooth-wide
strokes against the gum line.
Chewing surfaces: Hold the brush flat and
brush back and forth.
Inside surface of front teeth: Tilt brush
vertically; use gentle up-and-down strokes with toe of brush.
Brush the tongue: Use a back-to-front
sweeping method to remove food particles and freshen the mouth. Remember to
gently brush the roof of the mouth too.
Brush long enough to thoroughly clean all
tooth surfaces. The brushing motion itself helps remove stains, so don’t cut
short the effectiveness.
Be sure to
visit your dentist regularly and brush twice a day.
teeth for at least 2 minutes each time.
Use a soft
brush so it is gentle on the gums and remember to change your brush every 3
fluoride toothpaste to help strengthen the enamel on your teeth.
Floss – floss
and choose snacks that are better for teeth such as fruits, vegetables, low-fat
yogurt and cheese.