1) Try brushing with your non-dominant hand
2) Try brushing holding the toothbrush with your index finger and thumb
3) Use a light back and forth motion with the bristles pointed slightly towards your gums
4) Replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months
Emma Johnson is the owner of Pearl Boutique, a clinic that specializes in teeth whitening. She is a registered dental hygienist and completed her diploma at Camosun College, which offers one of the best recognized dental hygiene programs in Canada. Emma also holds a health science degree in kinesiology from the University of the Fraser Valley.