Sonic vs Oscillating toothbrush

When it comes to choosing a new electric toothbrush we are often presented with two types – oscillating (rotating) or sonic (vibrating) type. Both are very good at removing plaque and...


How often should I replace my toothbrush?

Over time bristles of the toothbrush become frayed and distorted making it less effective at cleaning your teeth. So if your bristles start to bend in different directions, it is...


Keeping clean at work

Studies show that the chance of a person using oral hygiene products during the day will increase 65 percent when items are kept at work.It’s amazing how having the essentials...


Don't be shy to expand your dental toolbox!

There are oodles of special brushes and tools designed for every nook and cranny of your mouth. While it is not necessary to have the complete range—finding the correct tools...


Hard to reach places

Finding a toothbrush head small enough to access those hard to reach places can be very difficult. So sometimes—believe it or not—the best option can be a children’s toothbrush! Any...


Less is more when it comes to toothbrushes

Stay away from HARD toothbrushes—they will cause permanent abrasive damage to your gums and enamel. For most people, MEDIUM is also still too hard for our tissues and even though...


Toothbrush storage

Though it may seem more hygienic (and even a bit more civilized), to slide a nice little cover on your toothbrush after brushing your teeth, it actually is not a...


Go easy with the scrubbing

  You know the saying, ‘Go hard or go home’…this is not the case for tooth brushing! Excessive or hard brushing can lead to the permanent removal of the gum tissue covering...


Choosing the right bristles

Some toothbrushes have angled bristles, others straight. So what type is better? Dentists say neither… As I always say, it’s more related to TECHNIQUE than bristle style. So which bristles...


Toothbrush care

Toothbrushes are a great breeding ground for germs, fungus and bacteria, so the best thing you can do to keep your toothbrush and yourself healthy is to make sure you...