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A toothbrush is a small object that is needed by everyone. Toothbrushes are available in various shapes and colors, including manual and electric ones. When choosing a toothbrush you will probably choose it based on your favorite color. However, did you know that behind the various shapes and colors of toothbrushes, there are functions of each of these toothbrush shapes?
A toothbrush consists of two parts, namely the head which contains the bristles, and the handle of the brush.
The brush head is divided into two shapes, namely the conventional shape (box) and the oval shape. The conventional form is designed to be able to clean every tooth surface. Meanwhile, the oval shape is designed to be able to clean the back teeth easily.
This toothbrush with two head shapes, and both can clean teeth well. What should be considered when choosing a toothbrush is the size of the brush head which must match the size of the oral cavity. The older a person is, the larger the oral cavity, and the larger the size of the brush head. Small children should use a brush with the smallest brush head size.
There are various shapes of toothbrush handles, some are straight and some are slightly bent. Both aim to make it easier for users to brush their teeth.
Try to pay attention to the bristles of the toothbrush when you buy it. There are various patterns, colors, and types of these feathers. Broadly speaking, the following is a pattern of toothbrush bristles.
The brush bristles pattern above is designed to meet different needs. When you buy a toothbrush, pay attention to the pattern of the bristles of the brush to suit your needs.
In addition to patterns, toothbrush bristles also consist of various types, namely hard, medium, and fine types. Many dentists recommend using a soft-bristled toothbrush, and for someone who has sensitive teeth or gums or who is recovering from dental work, it is recommended to use an extra-fine bristle. However, some people prefer harder bristles to remove plaque and dirt from their teeth. However, hard bristles can damage tooth enamel and allow teeth to become cavities, and cause other dental problems.
There are many toothbrushes in various shapes, sizes, and colors on the market, but choose a toothbrush according to your needs. Here are tips on choosing a toothbrush.
It’s a good idea to change your toothbrush every three months. Usually, the bristles of the brush are no longer in good shape when they have been used for a long time. Changing your toothbrush