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Proper Brushing Techniques - oral hygiene

Proper Brushing Techniques 

for Optimal Oral Health & Dental Hygiene

Proper brushing techniques are crucial for maintaining optimal oral hygiene. Here are the best brushing techniques to ensure thorough and effective cleaning of your teeth:

Choose the Right Toothbrush and Toothpaste

Select a Soft toothbrush that will reach all areas of your mouth comfortably. Select a fluoride toothpaste to help strengthen enamel and protect against tooth decay.

Positioning the Toothbrush

Hold your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle to your gums. This allows the bristles to reach both the tooth surface and the gumline.

Gentle Circular Motions

Using gentle, circular motions, move the toothbrush across all surfaces of your teeth. Pay attention to each tooth individually, cleaning the outer, inner, and chewing surfaces. Take your time, spending at least two minutes brushing your teeth thoroughly.

Don't Forget the Gumline

Focus on cleaning the area where your gums and teeth meet. Gently move the bristles in small circular motions along the gums to remove any particles of food and plaque.

Brush the Tongue

Don't neglect your tongue! Gently brush your tongue from back to front to remove bacteria and freshen your breath.

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Be Gentle To Your Teeth & Gums

Avoid excessive pressure while brushing, as it can damage your tooth enamel and gums. Use a light touch and let the bristles do the work.

Don't Neglect Hard-to-Reach Areas

Pay special attention to hard-to-reach areas, such as the back molars and the area behind your front teeth. Angle your toothbrush to effectively clean these spots.

Replace Your Toothbrush Regularly

Toothbrushes wear out over time, so replacing them every three to four months or sooner if the bristles become frayed is essential. A worn-out toothbrush won't clean your teeth effectively.

Brush Twice a Day

Brush at least twice a day. in the morning and before bed. This helps remove plaque and bacteria that accumulate throughout the day and night.

Combine Brushing with Flossing and Mouthwash

Brushing alone may not remove all plaque and food particles. Make flossing a part of your daily routine to clean between teeth and along the gumline. Additionally, consider incorporating mouthwash into your routine to boost freshness and protection.

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Remember, maintaining a consistent brushing technique and following these guidelines will help you achieve optimal oral hygiene. Remember to schedule regular dental check-ups with your dentist for professional cleanings and personalised guidance on your oral health journey.


Frequently Asked Questions

Where is your Practice?

Unit 1/236 Stafford Road, Stafford Qld 4053  - Find Us on Google Maps - Click Here

Do you offer Bulk Billing for children?

Yes. The Child Dental Benefits Scheme allows for children aged 2-17 years, who may be eligible for free dental treatment up to $1,013 over two years.  

Can I book online?

Absolutely. Click Here.

How much does your initial consultation cost?

Dr Feng will develop a treatment plan for your teeth based on a professional dental examination free of charge.. After you are happy with the suggested solutions, we will begin the treatment. 

Are Dental Plans available?

Yes, we have the option to refer you to Dental Members Australia interest-free plans. 

Can I pay with my Health Insurance?

We have many Health Insurance Partners, and we will gladly discuss this with you at your first consultation.   

What services do you offer?

We pride ourselves on our quality of dental services, from preventative dental to extensive dental rehabilitation. 

The services we provide include:

  • Comprehensive care
  • Dental Bridges
  • Dental Crowns
  • Dental Fillings
  • Dental Implants
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Teeth Whitening
  • General Dentistry
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Dental Hygiene

Are you a Member of the ADA?

Yes, we are members of both the Federal and Queensland branches of the Australian Dental Association.

How do I get in contact with you?

Dentist Brisbane - Brite Family Dental - Stafford - Come in and See us for all your Dental Needs. We have Payment Plans, Variety of Payment Methods, and we Bulk Bill for Children and Pensioners. 

Flexible Payment Options To Meet Your Needs

We have a range of payment options available making it easier for you to access cosmetic dentistry when you need it. Not when you can afford it. 


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