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To help protect your teeth and gums on a daily basis, it is important to establish effective tooth brushing techniques. Establishing an effective oral health care plan in regard to your toothbrush is essential, as your toothbrush is often used to rinse away debris in your mouth and help prevent plaque buildup.

The first step to improving your toothbrushing techniques is to select products that fit your oral health care needs. Always use soft-bristled toothbrushes and nonabrasive toothpaste. Be sure to brush your teeth for two minutes each session twice every day. When brushing your teeth, use soft, gentle strokes and remember to clean all sides of each tooth. Do not forget to gently brush your gums and clean off your tongue as well. For additional help with your oral health care routine, make sure to use interdental cleaning tools such as dental floss to clean areas between teeth that your brush cannot reach. For further cleaning tips and treatments for your smile, visit our dentist for professional cleanings.

There has never been a better time to receive additional care for your oral hygiene by our dentist in Durham, North Carolina. You are welcome to set up an appointment at Smile Design - Family & Cosmetic Dentistry by calling us at 919-220-5505. Dr. Imeni looks forward to enhancing your smile with optimum toothbrushing techniques.