Brush for 2 minutes.
Use short, gentle strokes, holding your toothbrush at a 45° angle to the tooth and pay extra attention to the gum line and back teeth.
Have a routine.
Follow a routine to make sure each tooth is cleaned properly. Here’s an example: Clean the outer surface of your upper teeth, then your lower teeth. Clean the inner surfaces of your upper teeth, then your lower teeth. Clean the chewing surface.
Take your time.
For fresher breath, brush your tongue too. If there are any areas that still feel rough or furry, continue to brush until smooth.
Floss removes plaque and debris from between your teeth and gums that your toothbrush simply can’t reach.
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