2 doctors weighed in:

How to brush my teeth properly?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: Brushing your teeth

is one of those routine things you do without thinking much about it.
Use a soft toothbrush. Brushing in a circular motion up to the gum line instead of brushing in a vigorous back and forth motion is the key. Don't put too much pressure on your teeth or gums and you should always brush your tongue.

In brief: Brushing your teeth

is one of those routine things you do without thinking much about it.
Use a soft toothbrush. Brushing in a circular motion up to the gum line instead of brushing in a vigorous back and forth motion is the key. Don't put too much pressure on your teeth or gums and you should always brush your tongue.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
Thank
Dr. Robert Brodsky
Dentistry

In brief: Common sense

Wiggle the bristles around all the surfaces you can get to.
This takes some planning. Generally, do the biting surfaces first, then the tongue sides of the teeth, and then the outside surfaces. Where possible, point the bristles at the gum margin at about a 35 degree angle. Use a soft brush with a vibrating motion. Electriuc brushes make this easier.

In brief: Common sense

Wiggle the bristles around all the surfaces you can get to.
This takes some planning. Generally, do the biting surfaces first, then the tongue sides of the teeth, and then the outside surfaces. Where possible, point the bristles at the gum margin at about a 35 degree angle. Use a soft brush with a vibrating motion. Electriuc brushes make this easier.
Dr. Robert Brodsky
Dr. Robert Brodsky
Thank