Teeth Brushing: Best Practices for a Healthy Mouth

While brushing your teeth is something many people learn early, there is always room for improvement. So whether you’re looking to improve your teeth brushing skills or you’re helping someone else brush, this post will help you.

Importance of Teeth Brushing

Brushing your teeth is an essential part of maintaining oral hygiene. Brushing your teeth is crucial in removing plaque, bacteria, and food particles, all of which can lead to cavities, gum damage, and many other dental issues. Also, regular brushing keeps your teeth clean and provides an aesthetically pleasing smile!

Using the Right Brush

Using the right brush is vital to your oral health. A proper brush will have soft but firm bristles to clean all areas of your teeth properly. Our team recommends investing in an electric  toothbrush.  Be sure to choose one that can easily reach all areas of your mouth. You must replace your toothbrush head every 3 to 4 months; you do not want your bristles to become frayed or damaged.

Electric or Manual

We see that our patients get the best results using an electric toothbrush. It is the most thorough way to brush your teeth, and it helps that some come with built-in timers to ensure you’re taking enough time to clean your teeth properly.  So if you’re considering which type of brush to choose, we always recommend an electric toothbrush to have the best results.

Let the Professionals Help

Oral hygiene is incredibly important to all of us:, it is our mission to provide you with the highest quality dental care.  Our staff offers a wide range of general and cosmetic dentistry services in downtown Montreal to give you the healthiest smile.  Contact Dr. Lenny Slepchik at 514-875-7971 or at reception@smilesbydrslepchik.com, and we’d be delighted to discuss your oral health needs.

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