Gentle Dental of West Chester
125 Turner Lane, West Chester, PA 19380

6 Steps for Better Brushing


You brush your teeth every day, but are you brushing at your best? We all know the basics of brushing, but there are simple ways to brush better to get the best results from your dental care. When it comes to better brushing, it all comes down to the tools and techniques. There is a wide range of dental products recommended by dentists and they’re more advanced than ever. But while there may be many dental care products, there are just a few brushing basics. Together, the right tools and techniques can make a big difference in the health of your teeth. And we’ve these listed them all right here:

  1. Do some research to find the best brushing tools. Ask an affordable dentist for recommendations on the dental care products that are right for you.
  2. Look into dental care products with numerous benefits to get the most bang for your brushing buck.
  3. Once you’ve picked the perfect brush, gently move the bristles all over your teeth and gums in circular motions, making sure to reach back teeth and sensitive teeth.
  4. Brush for at least two minutes to remove all of the plaque and food particles clinging to teeth.
  5. Replace your toothbrush every three months to maximize its cleanliness and effectiveness.
  6. Consider boosting your brushing benefits by adding a special mouthwash and floss to your daily dental care routine.

It’s never too late to start brushing better. Follow these six simple steps for healthy teeth that give you every reason to smile.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in West Chester, call Gentle Dental of West Chester today at (484) 643-4417 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in West Chester. With 14 affiliated practices in the Greater Philadelphia area, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of West Chester, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental of West Chester.

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Patient Reviews
Very professionally run office,my appointment was on time and the staff extremely helpful. I met Denise as I entered, she was so pleasant and courteous and a joy to talk with. Any fears of being in a […]
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As someone who is an oral cancer survivor, I appreciate the Excellent service, scheduling, friendly rapore, knowledgeable professionals who give the best up to date oral care. I feel my needs are […]
Lillie B.
Everyone was very welcoming and friendly.
Joseph H.
The staff at Gentle Dentle remember all my family individually, we have a daughter who is special needs-they were great with her! It’s exactly what a great dentist office should be.
Marie L.
In my 2 visits to your office, Dr Valentine, Laura and Pushpa have gained my confidence and trust. Their honesty, caring and respect is something I have not experienced from a dental practice in […]
Bill B.
The staff is always friendly and helpful.
Carolyn C.
Professional, competent, non-judgemental
Beth S.
Excellent care and treatment
James H.
Dr. Valentine and Lorie the dental hygienist are great!
Camilla H.
The office staff is very nice and accommodating and do what they can to help
Cindy A.
The icon would not move but I definitely would recommend you to others
Nancy P.
Dr Valentine, Laura, Regina and all the staff is great. They are friendly, caring, efficient and honest. I came from another office that told me I had 6 cavities when in fact I have zero per Dr. […]
Nola J.
Friendly staff, informative and caring.
Dennis I.
Nice People
Bruce N.
Appointment was on time. Dental work was done efficiently and pleasantly.
Robert G.
Dr, Valentine & the Staff.
Alice W.
Excellent service, quality care.
Patrick M.
Professional and friendly treatment
Louis G.
Excellent service, clean quarters and friendly staff
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Everyone was so caring & thoughtful
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Office Hours
  • Monday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (484) 643-4417
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