Brushing your teeth at least twice a day with an ADA approved soft-bristle brush and toothpaste is vital to the health of your teeth. This is especially important just before going to bed at night. When brushing, follow this procedure:
Where possible, we recommend electric toothbrushes which can simplify this process. When using an electric toothbrush, place the bristles on your gums and teeth and turn it on, moving through the mouth several teeth at a time.
Flossing daily cleans between the teeth and under the gum line, disrupting plaque colonies that can cause serious damage to the gums, teeth, and bones if they are not cleared away. When flossing, follow this procedure:
For those who might struggle with this process, we recommend floss holders.