How to sign brush teeth in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Sign Instructions:

Move your index finger across the front of your mouth 2 times, mimicking a toothbrush brushing teeth.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of brush teeth

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of brush teeth

End of Sign

Final Frame of brush teeth

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for brush teeth
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

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