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Tooth brushing techniques to help improve your smile include making sure that you are doing everything you can to clean all sides of each tooth. Unfortunately, brushing alone cannot keep your smile clean, so you will also have to add an additional layer of protection with interdental tools to clean between teeth. However, it’s all for naught if you fail to brush your teeth properly to begin with. Consider the following questions and answers to help assess your tooth brushing techniques:

What is the significance of brushing your teeth properly?
It is important to make sure that you’re brushing your teeth properly every day so that you can keep your smile safe from the risks of dental erosion and tooth decay. Brushing your teeth can lower your risk for cavities as well.

How can toothbrushing be used to help prevent oral health risks?
By brushing your teeth, you can help wash away debris and plaque buildup that may begin to gather in your mouth.

What are some common tips for brushing your teeth?
– Brush your teeth twice a day.
– Always use a soft-bristled toothbrush.
– If your toothbrush is contaminated, replace it.
– Brush at a 45-degree angle except for your front teeth, which you can turn your brush vertical for.
– If you struggle with traditional toothbrushes, switch to an electric toothbrush.
– Replace your toothbrush every three to four months.

For any further questions or concerns about toothbrush techniques and care, we are here to help. For oral health care treatments, we can offer a comprehensive diagnosis from Dr. Danziger, Dr. Kerr and our team at our dental office in Naugatuck, Connecticut. To schedule an appointment, call us at 203.729.0563.