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Proper brushing techniques for adults

1. Brush at leasttwice per day

2. Place the toothbrush at a 45 degree angle against the teeth and gums, brush gently in small back and forth movements.

3. Avoid brushing with a heavy up and down motion. Use a soft bristled toothbrush, if possible.

4. The size of the toothbrush should be based on your comfort.

5. Try brushing 30 seconds in each quadrant of the mouth.

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