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8 Common Mistakes You Make Every Day While Brushing

Waking up in the morning and rushing towards washroom to brush your teeth, isn't it all in a day's work? We simply take a toothbrush, apply toothpaste and start rubbing our teeth with a brush back and forth. Right? Yes, But do you ever think that whether you are brushing teeth in the right way or not? There are a lot many mistakes we make while brushing which can leave us with unhealthy teeth and bad breed. 

To avoid such problems, you should stop making these mistakes RIGHT NOW!

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8 Common Mistakes You Make Every Day While Brushing

8 Common Mistakes You Make Every Day While Brushing

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1. You keep on using the same brush for too long. Change your toothbrush before the bristles wear out. 

1. You keep on using the same brush for too long. Change your toothbrush before the bristles wear out. 

2. You do not spend enough time in brushing your teeth, you brush your teeth hurrily and leave 

2. You do not spend enough time in brushing your teeth, you brush your teeth hurrily and leave 

3. You immediately rinse your mouth with water after brushing which lessens the work of toothpaste. Wait for 30 minutes before you gargle your mouth with water. 

3. You immediately rinse your mouth with water after brushing which lessens the work of toothpaste. Wait for 30 minutes before you gargle your mouth with water. 

4. You store your toothbrush in the bathroom which is very unhygienic. Keep it in a covered place which is free from bacteria. 

4. You store your toothbrush in the bathroom which is very unhygienic. Keep it in a covered place which is free from bacteria. 

5. You aren't cleaning your tongue and not using a dental floss. Start doing it right now!

5. You aren't cleaning your tongue and not using a dental floss. Start doing it right now!

6. You are using a hard bristle brush which is not going to help in cleaning your teeth better. Instead, use a soft one for sensitive gums. 

6. You are using a hard bristle brush which is not going to help in cleaning your teeth better. Instead, use a soft one for sensitive gums. 

7. You brush your teeth back and forth because it's easy and simple. Start brushing in a circular motion; it will clean your teeth from all sides. 

7. You brush your teeth back and forth because it's easy and simple. Start brushing in a circular motion; it will clean your teeth from all sides. 

8. You brush your teeth after every meal; that's wrong! Brushing twice a day is more than enough for healthy and clean teeth. 

8. You brush your teeth after every meal; that's wrong! Brushing twice a day is more than enough for healthy and clean teeth. 

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