As adults, we all know that we should brush our teeth every day, but how sure are you that you are using the right brushing technique? Are you passing good habits onto your kids? Here are a few tips for brushing your teeth the right way. 1. Brush at Least Twice a Day Most family dentists recommend brushing at least twice a day to keep teeth free from plaque. Most people find first thing in the morning and before bed to be convenient brushing times.