Dental One Associates of Chantilly
25055 Riding Plaza Drive Suite 270, Chantilly, VA 20152

Tooth Brushing Tips Everyone Should Know

Tooth Brushing

When you were a small child, learning to brush your own teeth was probably a rite of passage that made you feel proud. Because you have been attending to your dental care ever since, you may find it hard to believe that you might need further instruction on how to brush well. The fact is, however, that just about everyone could stand to “brush up” on his or her brushing technique to make sure that the most bacteria and plaque possible are removed on a daily basis.

Learning the correct technique when it comes to your daily brushing routine really is the key to maintaining good oral health. The purpose of brushing is to get rid of plaque and food buildup that can remain after you eat and drink. If plaque is not removed frequently, it calcifies to form tartar. When that happens, only a dental care professional will be able to remove it. Plaque that is allowed to sit on the teeth can also cause cavities as well as gum disease. For these reasons, it really is important to brush like an expert so you can avoid emergency trips to your dentist in Chantilly.

No matter which dentist you choose to see, you are likely to get similar advice about how to correctly brush your teeth. You will probably be urged to make sure that all of your teeth receive attention, and that sensitive teeth or out-of-the-way areas of the mouth are not neglected. Your family dentistry professional will surely suggest that you brush for at least two minutes per session in order to remove as much food debris and bacterial buildup as you can. Lastly, your dentist will likely remind you to replace your toothbrush every three to four months to ensure optimal efficiency.

Once you have mastered the right techniques, you will need the best available dental care tools. You can conduct research on the best oral hygiene products to find a perfect fit, or you can ask an affordable dentist in Chantilly to offer recommendations for your unique needs. Ultimately, by achieving the perfect combination of brushing strategy and dental care products, you will be able to keep your teeth and gums healthy well into the future.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Chantilly, call Dental One Associates of Chantilly today at (703) 722-8443 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Chantilly. With 4 affiliated practices throughout Virginia, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Chantilly, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Chantilly. 

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  • Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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