BRUSHING YOUR TEETH: Improve your Technique

Following the below tips can help you maintain a healthy and beautiful smile.

  • Brush your teeth at least twice a day. Did you know that brushing three times a day is ideal? Brush once after every meal, but wait an hour after the meal, as brushing too soon may cause damage to the enamel on your teeth.
  • Thoroughly brush your teeth for 3 minutes and don’t forget to floss daily.
  • When you brush along your gum line, angle your toothbrush toward your gums.
  • Do not be too rough. You can damage your gums.
  • The toothpaste you choose is important. Use a fluoride toothpaste, because it helps combat tooth decay.
  • Remember, our teeth have many surfaces. Don’t just brush the front. Make sure to clean every surface that surrounds your teeth.
  • Do not stop at your teeth. Make sure to brush your tongue, as it collects bacteria that can cause bad breath.
  • Do not forget to rinse your toothbrush after you use it.
  • Replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months.
  • Drink plenty of water and limit the in-between meal snacks.
  • See your dentist regularly.

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