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Brushing Up on Brushing

Seven steps for better brushing:

Place your toothbrush bristles at a 45 degree angle to the gumline.
Use just enough pressure to feel bristles against your gums and between teeth. (Donā??t squish the bristles.)
Brush all inner and outer tooth surfaces several times, using short, circular strokes and a scrubbing motion. Be sure to brush along the gumline as well.
Brush chewing surfaces straight on. Clean the inside surfaces of front teeth by tilting the brush vertically and making up-and-down strokes with the front of the brush.
Your toothbrush can only clean one or two teeth at a time. Move your brush frequently to reach every tooth and make sure you brush for two minutes.
Watch yourself in the mirror to make sure no tooth is left behind.
After brushing teeth, remember to brush your tongue. Oral bacteria can remain in taste buds.


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Peterborough Dentists

Dr. Cam Crawford, along with his friendly and professional team of hygienists and office support staff are excited to meet with you and your family. Regardless of whether you need a regular cleaning, dental check-up, whitening, crown, fillings or a bridge, Dr. Crawford and his team can offer you the modern dental services you require.

Maple Leaf Dentistry

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Office Address:
291 Reid Street
Peterborough, Ontario
K9J 3R2