There are a lot of toothbrushes on the market and it can be tough to know which is the right one for you. Start by looking for a brush with soft bristles that fits comfortably in your hand and has a small enough head to fit inside your mouth with ease.
When caring for your toothbrush, we recommend that you: The “Tooth” about Toothbrushes
- Not share toothbrushes or use someone else’s toothbrush
- Rinse your toothbrush thoroughly after brushing and let it air dry
- Store your toothbrush standing upright and not touching any other toothbrush heads
- Do not store in a closed container
- Replace your toothbrush every three to four months
Some people have a hard time using toothbrushes due to restrictive arm or hand movement. In these instances, people prefer to use electric toothbrushes or attach an addition to the end of their current toothbrushes. Whether it is enlarging the handle with a tennis ball, a bicycle grip or a stick, or bending the toothbrush itself, your dentist can recommend the most effective way for you to keep your mouth healthy and clean.