Ensuring proper dental hygiene and knowing how to brush our teeth and with what type of brush, is very important for our health. As we have indicated in other articles of this blog, it is essential to follow certain guidelines so that our dental pieces can accompany us for a long time.
There are all kinds of toothbrushes on the market adapted to our needs and our physiognomy, but what if we don’t know which one is best for us?
Keep reading this post carefully because we are going to reveal the secrets of your perfect toothbrush:
– Electric or manual? Depending on our skill we can move to the electric toothbrush. For example, people who have reduced mobility in the wrist can see the quality of their brushing diminished if they do it with a manual one. But in a standard case, the reality is that a manual toothbrush used correctly has the same effectiveness in keeping our teeth healthy and clean. In short, you choose!
– According to our dentists, a brush with bristles of medium hardness is suitable for removing plaque and food debris. When using it, it is essential that we do not forget to also clean our gums, gently, and that we do not squeeze too much to avoid damaging our teeth. That is; do not squeeze more and our smile will be cleaner!
– It is also important to look at the arrangement of its filaments, which should allow us to access all the recesses of our mouth as easily as possible. That is why it is very important that you listen to your dentist and follow his instructions and use the specific brush that he recommends!
– Finally, a small head will allow us to reach all our teeth more freely than one that is too large. Regarding the shape of the most suitable head, if it is oval or square, it depends more on the tastes of each user. You choose!
– Replace your brush regularly. Once the bristles are worn out, that is, every three months or so, it must be renewed to avoid losing its effectiveness.
– Always wash it and rinse it with plenty of water so that the possible debris after washing is released! A good option is to end up immersing it in a mouthwash to eliminate the bacteria that may remain in it. When drying, it is best to place it vertically so that the water does not stay in the filament area.
If after reading this article you still have doubts about which brush you need, do not hesitate to ask us at your next visit. We are waiting for you!