Saturday 25 May 2024



Ways to get the most out of your brushing routine:

q Brush for at least 2 minutes, twice a day, with fluoride toothpaste, paying special attention to your back teeth

qUse a soft bristle toothbrush with gentle strokes so that you don’t wear away your enamel or hurt your gums

q Change your toothbrush every 3 months or once frayed whichever is earlier

qBrush your tongue to avoid bad breath

Brushing technique

q Hold your toothbrush at a 45 degree 

     angle to your gum line

qBrush 2-3 teeth at a time. Move the toothbrush

     from the gums toward the edge of the teeth

q Hold the toothbrush vertically to clean the

    back surface your upper and lower front teeth

qUse gentle up-and-down strokes

Flossing technique

 qWind floss around your middle fingers

qUse your thumbs and index fingers to

     guide floss between teeth

qWrap the floss around the sides of each tooth, 

      making a “C” shape

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