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How to Brush Your Teeth

Teeth Brushing


  • Place a small amount of fluoride toothpaste on the bristles of your toothbrush
  • Proper tooth brushing technique.Place your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle against the gums.
  • Move the brush back and forth gently in short (tooth-wide) strokes.
  • Brush the outer tooth surfaces, the inner tooth surfaces, and the chewing surfaces of the teeth.
  • Use the "toe" of the brush to clean the inside surfaces of the front teeth, using a gentle up-and-down stroke.
  • Brush your tongue to remove bacteria and freshen your breath.

Online Resources

  • The American Dental Association [1]