Proper Brushing and Flossing Techniques
Brushing and flossing will not achieve the best results unless you are using proper techniques. At Anthony Bartels, DDS, we demonstrate proper techniques at your regular hygiene appointment so that you get the most out of your home oral care.
Using Proper Technique
When brushing your teeth, be sure to use the tips of the bristles to do the cleaning. Pressing harder will not get your teeth any cleaner and may even cause damage to your teeth and gums. Brushing, when done regularly, should feel comfortable and even pleasant, not like a battle to be fought!
Angle the bristles toward your gumline and use a gentle, yet thorough technique to remove plaque from ...