To help prevent cavities in your teeth it is important to brush your teeth twice a day ( morning and night ) The best way is with a small, soft brush. If the bristles are frayed then its time for a new one. Put a peasize amount of fluoride toothpaste on your brush. Make sure you brush all surfaces of your teeth and your tong, this takes approximately 2 minutes. The best method is to place the brush at a 45 degree angle where the tooth meets the gum. Making small movements and also aiming to brush in-between the teeth. Pay special attention to try and brush thoroughly but never too hard. An electric toothbrush is proven to be the most efficient way of brushing and they are also available with a red light which warns you if you add too much pressure. Also it is advised to use dental aids to clean in- between the teeth on a daily basis, for example dental sticks, dental brushes and floss. This will help to keep your gums in tip top condition and prevent gum disease.