Your at-home oral care is one of the best ways to make sure you stay on top of your oral health needs. That, coupled with frequent visits to the dentist for a routine consultation are paramount for your oral health.
Nowadays, patients have a plethora of different tools and products that make big promises, from reducing cavities and gum disease to even whitening the teeth. In this article, we’ll talk about what’s likely the most important weapon in your dental care arsenal: the toothbrush.
Is there a “right” and “wrong'' toothbrush? Does it really matter what type of toothbrush you use to clean your teeth?
Find out the answers below:
First off, let’s get one thing out of the way: there is no perfect toothbrush. At the end of the day, it’s simply a tool that allows you to clean your teeth at home to keep your smile healthy.
However, the type of toothbrush you use can bring you a few benefits that can make it easier or more convenient to clean your teeth:
So the type of toothbrush you choose will matter in the sense that you should pick one that helps you clean your teeth. But this choice alone won’t be enough to ensure you are protecting your smile.
Apart from the type of toothbrush you choose, there are 3 other elements that should be included in your at-home routine:
All in all, the right toothbrush is the one you’re most likely to use, so it really just comes down to personal preference.
No tools or products can replace the benefits of a routine dentist appointment! Lisa M. Skutak, DDS is here to assess your oral health and help you access professional and compassionate dental health services the entire family can enjoy.