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Brushing your teeth is the first step in protecting your dental health, but it must be done correctly to be truly effective. You should brush your teeth for 2 minutes, twice a day, whether you use an electric toothbrush or a regular toothbrush. Watch this short American Dental Association video to learn more about how brushing your teeth affects your dental health near Puyallup, WA.

Whether you use a regular toothbrush or an electric version, make sure your brushing habits are done correctly. Brushing your teeth in a circular motion for 2 minutes is effective enough to remove the bacteria and plaque that grows every day. If you have difficulty holding a toothbrush or keeping track of the time, then you may choose an electric version that has a timer and will move the bristles in the correct motion. Speak with your Puyallup dentist if you have more questions.