When was the last time you visited our office for a hygiene examination and cleaning? If it has been longer than our recommended time frame since your last visit, you are due for an appointment. Since we see you so infrequently during the year, the bulk of your oral health falls on your shoulders. If you are not cleaning your teeth properly, you run the risk of increased decay and gum disease. Even though you have been brushing your teeth and caring for them since your youth, you may be surprised to learn that you are cleaning your teeth incorrectly. Continue reading to learn the proper techniques and steps to properly clean your teeth.