Proper Brushing Technique Reviewed.
Proper brushing is so very important, all surfaces, at least two minutes per day, soft bristled brush, fluoridated toothpaste, infield and between the teeth.
Although people may think they are brushing their teeth correctly, the Huffington Post (8/8, Ledbetter) stated that this is not always the case. The article shared several tips to ensure people are using the proper brushing technique, such as recommending people brush all surfaces of their teeth, brush for at least two minutes twice a day, and use a soft-bristled brush and fluoride toothpaste. Brushing the tongue and cleaning between teeth daily is also encouraged to maintain oral health. The article linked to MouthHealthy.org for additional information on the proper brushing technique.
The Oral Health Topics on ADA.org provides additional information on brushing teeth for dental professionals. The Oral Health Topics on ADA.org and MouthHealthy.org also provide additional information on interdental cleaners, including floss, for dental professionals and patients.