Choosing a Toothbrush

Your oral health is a direct link to your overall health. Making sure you regularly brush your teeth is the solution to healthy teeth and gums. The important impact that this daily habit has prevents gum disease and maintains your physical appearance with your bright smile. Everyone should brush his or her teeth at least twice a day for a minimum of three minutes. This will prevent reconstructive dental procedures in their future. Brushing and flossing on a regular basis might seem like old news, but it is imperative to patient’s health. It takes time to brush your teeth twice a day, but this simple task is one that will save you pain and money in the long run. Making sure you have the right toothbrush and know how to clean your entire mouth will help make the task easier. Keys to the right toothbrush include, choosing a brush with softer bristles, a brush that fits your mouth size, and a brush that is easy to use. Finding the right toothbrush will help you enjoy the chore much more. Once you have chosen a brush that is effective, learning to brush your teeth is the next step. Make sure that your daily brushing routine includes brushing twice a day. It would also benefit your mouth and oral health to brush your teeth after every meal. Make sure to take three minutes to brush and floss all of your teeth. It is important when brushing to make sure you clean your gums and tongue with your toothbrush. Make sure to be thorough and not brush too roughly. Also, make sure you are replacing your toothbrush frequently to achieve optimal oral health. A somewhat monotonous task of brushing your teeth and making sure your children’s teeth are brushed each day will save you time and money in the future. Making sure they know the technique as well as take the time to brush and floss is imperative. Make sure you are using a clean toothbrush. If you have any questions please contact us or schedule an appointment. We have offices throughout Salt Lake and Utah County is Sandy, Bountiful, Saratoga Springs, and South Jordan.