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Using a hard-bristled toothbrush can harm

Dr. Premendra Goyal 93% (300 ratings)
BDS
Dentist, Mumbai  •  26 years experience
Using a hard-bristled toothbrush can harm
A hard-bristled toothbrush coupled with an aggressive brushing technique can cause irreversible damage to your gums. Use a soft toothbrush and gently brush your teeth at a 45-degree angle, in a circular motion. Using a back-and-forth, sawing motion causes the gums to recede, and can expose the root of the tooth, making teeth extremely sensitive.
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