Daily Dental Tip: Brush In Small Circles

21 May

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It’s not like you can just stick a toothbrush in your mouth, move it around, and pat yourself on the back for a job well done. Proper brushing requires a certain technique. One good rule-of-thumb is using a soft-bristle toothbrush and brushing in small circles instead of side to side. Forceful side-to-side brushing combined with an abrasive toothpaste can damage the teeth. Worth noting: Whitening toothpastes tend to be harsher than other varieties.

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