Are you brushing long enough?

Are you brushing long enough?

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Commit to brushing your teeth for two full minutes, twice a day.

Sounds easy, right? But most adults don’t come close to brushing for the full 120 seconds that dentists recommend. Try timing yourself tonight and see how two minutes stacks up to your regular brushing routine.

A resolution to brush for two minutes, twice a day — with a toothpaste that’s right for you — can make a big difference for your smile.

Still need a little prodding? We understand. Increasing your brushing to two minutes will guarantee that you reach more surface area than brushing for 30 seconds.  Think about a car wash – do you speed through it quickly?  No way.  You put the car in neutral and let it do all the work.  Think about how much surface area the toothbrush gets to with fast vs slow brushing.

There.  You are now a brushing superstar!  Let your dental hygienist know if you are using an electric or

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