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Brushing is an effective technique that can help you remove food particles and harmful bacteria from the smile. However, little did you know, that’s only the case if you use the right oral hygiene tools and brush your smile properly. But, doing so isn’t as difficult as you might think.

The first thing you need to do is purchase a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste in Hampton, Va. When you’re ready, put a strip of paste on the toothbrush bristles and get them wet by briefly running them under water.

The second thing you need to do is hold your brush at a 45-degree angle to the gums and then gently move the brush back and forth. Use tooth-wide strokes as you do so. Make sure you clean the inner, outer, and top surfaces of each tooth. When you clean the inside of a tooth, tilt the brush vertically and make several up-and-down strokes in Hampton VA.

The third thing you need to do is brush your tongue after you’ve thoroughly scrubbed each tooth. You can clean your tongue by running the bristles over the tongue’s surface. Make sure you use long, vertical strokes and you clean the entire muscle. This can eliminate the bacteria from your tongue and freshen your breath.

If you have any questions about how to properly brush your smile, please call Morrison Dental Group at 757-637-6763 in Hampton, VA. We are more than happy to tell you all we know about oral hygiene so you can have clean and pristine teeth and gums. We look forward to hearing from you!