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Choosing the Right Toothbrush

There are loads of different toothbrushes on the market and choosing which is the correct one for you can be very confusing.

Did you realise that you should change your toothbrush after you have had a cold?  This is because your toothbrush bristles can collect germs which may cause re-infection.

You should aim to replace your toothbrush as soon as it begins to show signs of wear or every three months whichever comes first.

What should you look out for when choosing your new toothbrush?

The best toothbrush for you is the one that fits your mouth and allows you to get to all your teeth without difficulty.

Many dentists agree that a soft bristled brush is best for plaque removal and small headed brushes are better at reaching all areas of the mouth including hard to reach back teeth.

A powered toothbrush is a good alternative especially if you have difficulties brushing or have dexterity problems.

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Which ever you select we cannot overestimate the value of good oral hygiene not only for dental health but for your general wellbeing.

What toothbrush do you use?  and is it soft, medium or hard bristle?  Comment using our easy comments box below.

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