The Facts on Toothbrushes

Published Online: Thursday, May 1, 2003

? Replace your toothbrush when it begins to show wear, or every 3 months

? A soft-bristled brush is best for removing plaque

? The best toothbrush is a brush that fits in your mouth and allows you to reach all tooth surfaces

? Brush for 2 minutes at least twice a day

? Use a circular motion, at a 45? angle

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