3 Tips For Toothbrush Buying

tipslineAre you trying to focus on ensuring you’re doing right by your smile? Do you want to invest in the proper products, while making sure you’re setting yourself up for success? If so, good for you! Attention and commitment to dental hygiene is a significant, essential factor in keeping your oral health up to par. However, if you are not sure where to begin with your toothbrush habits, you may find yourself feeling a bit defeated. Keep in mind that prepping to care for your smile is actually very simple. We have a few tips that will help you on your way.

Tip #1: Buy A Few

Did you find a toothbrush that you really enjoy using for your dental hygiene? If so, it’s always a good idea to have a backup on hand. Why? Well, after three months, it’s time to throw your brush in the garbage and start with a fresh one for optimal hygiene. It’s always entirely possible that you might accidentally drop your toothbrush on the floor (or worse yet, in the toilet) and find yourself without a way to brush your teeth. Purchase a backup or two, so you’re always prepared.

Tip #2: Keep “Soft” In Mind

Don’t become swayed by the logical idea that firm bristles are the best – they’re not. Always purchase soft bristles and you can assume that as long as you brush for two minutes in the morning (and again at night) and address every surface, your dental hygiene will be successful.

Tip #3: Don’t Shy Away From Electric

If you have been thinking about choosing an electric toothbrush for your dental hygiene, don’t shy away from this idea. The electric version simply requires you to guide the brush through your smile, while the device provides you with tens of thousands of strokes every minute. Have questions about the best model for your needs? Ask us during your next appointment.


At A Briter Smile Dental Group, our dentists strive to offer each patient individual care and access to high-quality, modern dentistry at an affordable price. If you would like to schedule a consultation, then call our Los Angeles, CA office today at (323) 255-8774. We proudly serve residents of Los Angeles, CA, as well as San Fernando, Pacoima, Granada Hills, Van Nuys, Sherman Oaks, and all surrounding communities.