How to brush your teeth

The direction of the toothbrush movement should be vertical, as if sweeping, from the gum to the cutting edge of the tooth.

 Why not horizontal or circular?

Horizontal and circular movements contribute to the accumulation of plaque in the interdental spaces.


Let's brush our teeth

1. Take a toothbrush, rinse well with running water, then add toothpaste in the size of a pea.

Amount of toothpaste


 2. Place the toothbrush on the upper edge of the upper jaw teeth at an angle of 45 degrees.

The position of the brush relative to the back teeth


 3. Start making vertical movements, in this case, from top to bottom. 3-4 movements around each tooth. Start from the back teeth, gradually sway to the front teeth.

Brush movement relative to teeth


4. Do the same for the inside of the upper jaw teeth. As soon as we reach the canines, we change the brush vertically, making the same sweeping movements.

The position of the brush on the inside of the upper teeth


 5. Brush the teeth chewing surface by making horizontal movements: back and forth movements are allowed.

The position of the brush relative to the teeth when cleaning the chewing surface


6. Go to the lower dentition. Similarly, make the same movements with a toothbrush at an angle of 45 degrees, only in this case, from the bottom up. Wash back and forth.

Brush position when brushing lower teeth


7. Do the same for the inside of the lower jaw teeth. Reaching the canines in the same way, give the toothbrush a vertical position.

Brush position when brushing from the inside of the lower teeth


8. At the end, wash the tongue because many microorganisms pile on the surface of the tongue. Move from the root of the tongue to the tip of the tongue.


How to clean tongue


It would be best if you brushed your teeth every morning and evening.

Brush your teeth for at least 3 minutes.

It is crucial to replace the toothbrush with a new one every two months.