When it comes to maintaining your oral health, brushing your teeth twice a day remains the most important practice, aside from visiting Dr. Hamilton twice a year for regular checkups. While any toothbrushing is better than none at all, you may be surprised to hear you can improve your tooth brushing techniques. It’s true, while brushing your teeth is effective in avoiding tooth decay, utilizing proper techniques can improve your efforts and better prevent decay. In fact, not only are there a number of tooth brushing techniques to follow, there are also plenty of mistakes to avoid that could actually do some harm.
Fortunately, Dr. Toni Hamilton and her team here in Arlington, TX are well aware of the proper practices, and we seek to share that knowledge with our incredible patients. To ensure you’re getting the most out of your tooth brushing efforts, take a look at the proper techniques and mistakes to avoid below.
Proper Tooth Brushing Techniques: 5 Key Practices
In essence, adhering to the practices below will help you avoid the mistakes to follow, yet we’ve broken them up in a way to easily understand and maximize the effects your oral hygiene regimen. Take a look at the tooth brushing tips below:
5 Tooth Brushing Mistakes
Now that we’ve laid out the key practices in brushing your teeth correctly, you can pair that knowledge with the common mistakes to follow for optimal brushing and oral hygiene. See the list below:
Don’t Forget Regular Checkups
Though the tips to practice and mistakes to avoid above will surely improve your oral hygiene, you still need professional cleanings and checkups twice a year with Dr. Hamilton. If you’d like to schedule an appointment in our Arlington, TX office, give us a call at 817-274-7764.