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When should we use single tufted toothbrush?

Single tufted toothbrush is a special brush that can be used for various conditions, such as:
  1. crowded teeth,
  2. last tooth in dental arch which is not reachable with an ordinary toothbrush,
  3. rotated teeth,
  4. tooth surfaces near large gaps,
  5. partially erupted teeth,
  6. exposed tooth roots
  7. around dental implants,
  8. around the gums, etc.
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Who can use power toothbrush?

Power toothbrush can remove more plaque than ordinary toothbrush, especially if you are using your manual toothbrush sloppy. The fact is that the power toothbrush is better for those who are less motivated in performing good oral hygiene, because power toothbrushes do most of the work by themselves. Manual toothbrush is guided with hands, so you need to perform different movements in order to achieve proper cleaning effect, while power toothbrush can only be guided on surface of the teeth. Smaller toothbrush head will reach all tooth surfaces easier. With the manual toothbrush you can still properly and adequately perform oral hygiene, it only takes more time and effort. Read more


When to change a toothbrush?

It is important that we change toothbrush regularly. This means we should change it every 3 to 4 months, or sooner, if the bristles bent and wore down. Worn toothbrush is no longer effective in cleaning and it can also damage your gums. Some toothbrushes also have on bristles colored indicators that warn you, when you need to throw this toothbrush away and buy a new one. This kind of toothbrush needs to be replaced, when you see any visible cracks and fading color on bristles. Read more


How to care for a toothbrush?

The oral cavity has a lot of different oral bacteria. Some of these bacteria can be transferred on to a toothbrush. It is also possible that the bacteria from the environment, in which toothbrush is stored, are transferred to the bristles. Some bacteria can stuck even on a new toothbrush as they are not sold in a sterile packaging. Read more