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How to use your toothbrush

Correct use of toothbrush

Brushing your teeth is an important part of your daily dental care routine for a healthy mouth and an attractive smile and also has a great role to play in maintaining your health.

Therefore, knowing how to use the right toothbrush is a must-learn necessities to be able to take full care of your teeth.


Choice of Toothbrush

1. The toothbrush should have soft bristles.

2. The size and shape of the toothbrush should fit into your mouth giving you easy access to all areas.

3. Replace the toothbrush every three or four months, or before that if the bristles are worn out, because they will not lead to cleaning the bristles well.

4. Choose a toothbrush with a comfortable handle (easy to control) which is easy to use though wet with water.


Choice of toothpaste

1. Make sure to choose a toothpaste containing an appropriate amount of fluoride for its benefits on dental health.

2. Avoid choosing custom whitening toothpastes because they contain abrasive moa to the tooth surface and over time lead to weakness of teeth.


Steps to Correct Use of Toothbrush

  • Put an appropriate amount of toothpaste on the brush and avoid increasing the amount because swallowing the paste is harmful.
  • Start washing the outer surface of the upper and lower teeth, by placing the brush at a mile of 45 degrees, so that the teeth and the gum tip touch, start gently moving the brush from the top down on the front teeth to clean the outer surface, and complete in the same way with the rest of the teeth and teeth.
  • Wash the inner surface of the upper and lower side teeth in the same way.
  • Wash the interior surfaces of the front teeth by placing the brush in a vertical position, and wash the teeth in vertical motion.
  • Then wash the tooth chewing surfaces in motion from the back forward and vice versa.
  • Wash the surface of the tongue and the roof of the throat.
  • Keep washing your teeth for at least 3 minutes.