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8 Bad Brushing Habits That Harm Your Teeth

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By Amanda Schupak for YouBeauty

Yes, there is a right way and a wrong way to brush your pearly whites. The most important reason to brush your teeth is to fight off cavities (and consequently prevent bad breath). But what if the way you brush your teeth actually makes you more susceptible to cavities, tooth decay and gum disease? Take these tips to heart and habit and smile better.

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