Brushing And Flossing

Home Brushing And Flossing

Why Brush and floss?

Brushing and flossing everyday will help keep your teeth and gums healthy. Having clean teeth also makes you look and feel better. Your breath is fresher. Your smile is brighter. And your teeth feel smooth.

Fighting plaque

Many kinds of bacteria live in your mouth. these germs collect on your teeth and gums and quickly form a sticky film called plaque. Plaque is the major cause of tooth decay and gum disease. Since plaque is always forming, it needs to be removed every day. Brushing removes plaque from the surfaces of your teeth. Flossing breaks up nplaque between your teeth and under your gums

Plaque collects on your teeth, in the spaces between your teeth, and under your gums.

Brushing removes plaque from the surfaces of your teeth.

Flossing breaks up plaque between your teeth and under your gums.

How to brush

Brush after meals, using a soft brush and a fluoride toothpaste. Start at one place and work all the way around your mouth. Brush the front, back, and top of each tooth as shown below :

        • Hold the brush 45 degree angle and gently brush the outer surfaces, using a circular or back-and-forth motion.



        • Brush the inner surfaces of the back teeth using the same circular or back-and-forth motion.



        • Turn the brush and use the tip to clean the inner surfaces of the upper and lower front teeth.



  • Clean the chewing surfaces ueing a scrubbing motion. Brush your tongue, then rinse well.