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How To Properly Brush Your Teeth

October 24th, 2011 06:08:39 pm

Everyone knows that brushing your teeth is the single most important thing you can do to ensure the life and health of your teeth.  But did you know that new research has shown that what you may have been taught as a child on how to properly brush your teeth is wrong?


Watch this video on what children in the 40's were taught:



See how bereft it is of information?  Eat your dairy and vegetables, brush your teeth 3 times a day, and that's about it.

One thing that has changed greatly is the recommended type of toothbrush to use.  This video suggested using a brush with firm bristles.  Today we know you should choose a toothbrush with soft bristles, as hard bristles can wear away enamel.  Here's a video that discusses more tips on how to properly brush your teeth.



If you follow these tips, you'll have much healthier, longer lasting teeth.

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