How To Use a Toothbrush

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Dr. Isabel Kelly, a practicing general dentist, discusses different types of toothbrushes as well as how to brush your teeth properly.

    Isabel Kelly

    Isabel L. Kelly, D.D.S. is a general dentist located in McLean, VA. She has her own practice which focuses maintaining a good adult, pediatric and family patient rapport in a cosmetic, aesthetic, and preventive dental setting. A graduate of William and Mary College and Creighton University Medical Center, Dr. Kelly served as a dental associate in various dental offices before opening her own professional practice. She is uniquely certified in both southern regional states through the SRTA clinical boards and central regional states through the CRDTS clinical boards. In her free time, Dr. Kelly enjoys travelling, sailing, playing tennis, and enjoying the outdoors. She lives in Virginia with her husband, two dogs, a cat, and is excitedly expecting her first baby.

    Dr. Isabel Kelly: Hello. I am Dr. Isabel Kelly and I am practicing general dentist in the McLean Virginia. I am own my own practice where I see pediatric, adult and entire families and I focus on primarily cosmetic and general dentistry.

    I am here to talk to you today about how to brush your teeth properly. I have someone here with me, who has one sized toothbrush and it is a youth sized toothbrush because she is a smaller child and then I have the adult sized toothbrush and this toothbrush and her toothbrush are both soft bristle toothbrushes and they are also angle toothbrush so it get closer to your teeth. I want to remind to you that you need to make sure that you brush twice a day and make sure you do it two minutes by the clock. When you brush your teeth, you want to use a pea size amount, which I will place on my toothbrush and Ill put pea size amount on this patients toothbrush and we will begin.

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