Put the head of your toothbrush against your teeth. Then tilt the bristle tip to 45 degrees against the gum line. Brush in small circular movements on all the surfaces of each tooth.
Brush the outer areas of each tooth, both upper and lower. Keep the bristles against the gum line.
Brush the inner surface of your teeth the same way.
Brush the surfaces of the teeth that you use for biting.
Tilt the brush vertically and clean the inner surfaces of each tooth with small circular motions using the frontal part of the brush.
Step 6 (Optional):
Also, you should brush your tongue from time to time using the gentle bristles of a toothbrush.
Follow all the 6 steps and you will have a fresh breath and a clean mouth in no time. It will also remove bacteria from your mouth. If you find it difficult to follow, you can watch videos online or ask your dentist to show you the right way of brushing your teeth. For healthy teeth and gums, you should use a soft toothbrush having a small head. It is easier to reach all areas using this type of toothbrush.