Brushing removes plaque and food particles from all the surfaces of your teeth. 

  • place the head of your toothbrush against your teeth, then tilt the bristle tips to a 45 degree angle against the gumline. Move the brush in small circular movements, several times, on all the surfaces of every tooth 
  • brush the outer surface of each tooth, upper and lower, keeping the bristles angled against the gumline 
  • use the same method on the inside surfaces of all your teeth 
  • brush the biting surfaces of the teeth 
  • to clean the inside surfaces of the front teeth, tilt the brush vertically and make several small circular strokes with the front part of the brush 
  • brushing your tongue will help freshen your breath and will clean your mouth by removing bacteria 

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