If you are going to do it, you might as well do it right. The right toothbrushing technique is important. You should hold your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle, pointed towards the gum tissue. Use a “back and forth” motion of short strokes. If you are using a powerbrush, point the brush at a 45-degree angle and let it do the work for you.
I have two tips for brushing: First, for back teeth, close down slightly. I know it sounds “backwards” but it will actually loosen your cheek muscles making it easier to “sneak” back there. Second, hold your brush “up and down” instead ...