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How effective are your oral health care routines? Do you actively search for ways to improve your overall health care by improving your daily routines such as brushing or flossing? Although brushing tends to be a relatively trivial task to accomplish, doing so requires daily attention.

You should be brushing your teeth at least two times every day. A typical toothbrushing session should take only a few minutes, and should never be rushed. Always make sure to clean on all sides of each tooth. If you find yourself struggling at any time, consider an alternative toothbrushing tool such as an electric toothbrush, which is easier to operate.

Never let your toothbrush fall into disarray. Keep your toothbrush safe by keeping it clean. This includes never storing it with other toothbrushes and never laying it on its side. Take care of your toothbrush so your toothbrush can take care of you. Furthermore, replace your toothbrush every 3 to 4 months or earlier as necessary. When selecting a toothbrush, always look for one that has soft bristles and an easily adaptable brush head that can reach all sides and spaces inside your mouth. With effective tooth brushing treatments, you can help keep your mouth safe from oral hazards such as tooth decay and gum disease.

If you would like to schedule a professional cleaning at Boise Dental Center - Michael Smith, DMD & Evan Smith, DMD, or would like a comprehensive oral exam from our team at our dentist office, please give us a call at 208-343-4986. We are here to be the dentist you require in Boise, Idaho. We look forward to making your smile shine soon!