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It’s very important to choose the right toothbrush for your smile. This is because there are toothbrushes available that can do more harm than good. This means you can’t just grab the first toothbrush you see in the oral hygiene aisle at the store. Our doctor, Dr. Robert A. McCulla, would like to help you select the right toothbrush for your smile by encouraging you to choose a brush that has the following characteristics:

-Soft bristles: Soft bristles thoroughly clean your teeth, remove plaque, and care for your teeth and gums. Oftentimes, hard-bristled toothbrushes wear away the enamel and harm the surrounding gums.

-ADA approval: The American Dental Association Seal of Approval is a logo that is printed on the packaging of many oral hygiene tools. If you select a toothbrush that has this logo, you can ensure that it’s safe and effective in your oral hygiene routine.

-A comfortable head size: It’s best to choose a toothbrush with a head that can fit perfectly in the mouth. Many prefer a brush with a head that covers two teeth at a time.

Now remember: If your doctor has recommended a different type of toothbrush, make sure to take that advice to heart and follow the instructions provided. If you would like to know more about how to select the right toothbrush in Turlock, California, please contact Turlock Dental Care at 209-667-7889 today. Our dental team looks forward to helping you!