General Guidelines For Brushing Your Teeth

Brushing your teeth twice keeps your teeth and gums safe from many oral problems like tooth decay, gum diseases etc. It is important to brush your teeth after every meal after about half an hour of your meal, so that the enamel that has softened due to the food acids, do not get brushed away and has some time to re-harden.

Brushing Guidelines

  • Place a pea-sized of fluoride toothpaste on the toothbrush. (Use a soft toothbrush.)
  • Place the toothbrush against the teeth at a 45-degree angle up to the gum line.
  • Move the brush across the teeth using a small circular motion. Continue with this motion cleaning one tooth at a time. Keep the tips of the bristles against the gum line. Avoid pressing so hard that the bristles lie flat against the teeth. (Only the tips of the toothbrush clean the teeth.) Let the bristles reach into spaces between teeth.
  • Brush across the top of the chewing surfaces of the teeth. Make sure the bristles get into the grooves and crevices.
  • Use the same small circular motion to clean the backside of the upper and lower teeth — the side that faces the tongue.
  • To clean the inside of the bottom front teeth, angle the head in an up-and-down position toward the bottom inside of the mouth and move the toothbrush in a small circle.
  • For the inside of the top front teeth, angle the brush in an up-and-down position with the tip of the head pointing towards the roof of the mouth. Move the toothbrush in a small circle.
  • Give your tongue a few gentle brush strokes, brushing from the back of your tongue forward. Do not scrub. This helps remove bacteria and freshens your breath.
  • After brushing your teeth for two to three minutes, rinse your mouth with water.
  • Replace your toothbrush with a new one every three to four months.

As we age, our teeth lose its whiteness and shine. To get it back, home teeth whitening products can be used. They are quite effective, economic and convenient. Try Pearl E Whites teeth whitening pen, it has proven results that can be well compared to the cleaning treatment at your dentist’s office.

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