During a relaxing three-day weekend, when healthy habits might fall by the wayside, Lisa Windham’s YouTube video of her cockatoo Gryphon practicing positive oral health care serves as a gentle reminder.

If her feathered friend, as shown in a 2015 video, can brush his beak with a Q-tip and a seemingly jolly demeanor, then why shouldn’t everyone express as much care for their dental hygiene.

Check out this video from the American Dental Association for some tips and guidelines on proper toothbrushing technique:

http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/b/brushing-your-teeth?channelId=f68b00e6abe9443fad73701ae2fda286&channelListId&mediaId=c042ee9d110b49f9814d49c614815150