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A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO BRUSHING YOUR TEETH RIGHT

Doing something and doing something right are miles apart. When it comes to brushing, it tells the difference between a proper oral hygiene and an improper one. Here is a step-by-step guide to brushing your teeth right:

  1. You must brush twice daily: This cannot be underestimated. It gives you a proper oral hygiene.

  2. Use a soft bristled brush and use a toothpaste endorsed by the Nigerian Dental Association.

  3. The shape and size of your toothbrush must fit your mouth to allow you reach all corners, remember to use a pea sized toothpaste

  4. Place your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle to the gums.

  5. Gently move the brush back and forth in short (tooth-wide) strokes.

  6. Brush the outer surfaces, the inner surfaces, and the chewing surfaces of the teeth.

  7. Remember to brush your tongue, it helps to combat bacteria and mouth odor.

  8. Rinse completely with clean water.

  9. Finally, remember to change your brush every 3-4 months

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