Reviewed by Alfred Wyatt Jr. on May 06, 2018



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DINA J. GIESLER, DDS You know most people don't know how to brush their teeth, actually. And it's kind of funny, but people think that they should brush up and down or in circle motions.

It's really a back and forth motion, but the most important thing is brushing for two minutes.

You actually take the toothbrush, and you put it against your teeth, and you angle the bristles upwards towards your gum, and you gently go back and forth with a soft bristle toothbrush, nothing too hard.