Know how to brush to keep your teeth healthy and strong

how to brushYou brush your teeth twice a day, replace worn out bristles regularly and work hard to focus on every area of your teeth. Unfortunately, you still suffer from oral hygiene problems.

Are you just genetically predisposed to these problems? Perhaps. There’s also a chance you’re not brushing properly. Use this checklist to gauge how well you are brushing your teeth.

Proper Brushing Angle: 45 Degrees

When you are brushing your teeth, you need to hold the brush at a 45-degree angle to your gums. Why? This helps ensure that the maximum amount of plaque gets removed from your teeth. Higher and lower angles will miss important surface areas. [Read more…]