The ABCs of brushing

Daily dental care is essential for proper oral health. Brushing and regular flossing are the keys.


You should brush your teeth at least twice a day, morning and evening, ideally after each meal.

The ABCs of brushing
  • Put about 1 cm of toothpaste on the brush.
  • Hold the brush at a 45-degree angle, with the bristles below the gum line at the bottom of your teeth.
  • Brush for at least two minutes.
  • Use a gentle rotating motion. Clean all the surfaces of every tooth.
  • Brush your tongue.
  • Rinse your toothbrush and leave it out to dry.

Don’t brush too hard: it can irritate your teeth and cause gum recession. Over time it can wear them down.

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