Brushing your teeth is easy right? You’ve been doing it for years. But surprisingly, up to 90% of people are brushing their teeth the wrong way.
Too much paste
Youve probably been brushing your teeth twice a day every day, so you might be suprised to know that you might have been doing it wrong the whole time. Dentist Dr. Peter Auster says most people make the mistake of using too much toothpaste.
“Many toothpastes are very abrasive. Companies like you to use a lot, but in fact, a pearl size is just as effective and will abrade teeth less.”
The Perfect Technique?
Is your way the right way? Wide, side-to-side strokes can scrape your gum line, Hold your brush at a 45-degree angle to your gums, and make an up-and-down motion. Use short strokes.
Brush outer and inner tooth surfaces, back molars, and your tongue.
Place your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle to the gums.
Gently move the brush back and forth in short (tooth-wide) strokes.
Brush the outer surfaces, the inner surfaces, and the chewing surfaces of the teeth.
To clean the inside surfaces of the front teeth, tilt the brush vertically and make several up-and-down strokes.
Brush your tongue to remove bacteria and keep your breath fresh.
Dentists say most of us always begin in the same place. Their advice is to start in a different place so that you don’t get lazy. By the time you get to the last area of your mouth, you may be bored. Stay aware of what you’re doing.
These days many people use electric toothbrushes. Dentists recommend them over a manual brush as the best means of keeping your teeth clean and free from plaque. Electric toothbrushes win hands down over manual brushes when it comes to cleaning ability.
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Emily grew up with her two younger brothers on South Shore and graduated from the University of Alabama in 2002 with an MA (Hons) in English Literature. Always an avid reader, she moved naturally into a career of online publishing.