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Which tooth brush will prevent dental caries ?

I am seeing lot of advertise ment about the tooth brushes. which tooth brush is ideal and good. Can any one tell me which is the best tooth brsuh in the market to use. which tooth brush will prevent dental caries?
Fri, 2 Aug 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Thanks for writing to us.
Use interdental Toothbrush which will be helful.
Follow these tips to help prevent cavities:
Brush after eating or drinking.
Rinse your mouth.
Visit your dentist regularly.
Avoid frequent snacking and sipping.
Eat tooth-healthy foods.
Hope this helps you.
Wishing you good health...
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Dentist Dr. Yogesh Tripathi's  Response
you may use a soft tooth brush as it reduces the possibility of abration of your teeth and damage to your gums
remember that proper brushing technique is of utmost importance ,so try to brush in circular motion trying to cover each and every surface of your teeth
additionally you can go for a lukewarm saline rinse before going to sleep
that will strengthen your gum health too
hope this helps
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Dentist Dr. Qazi Ammara's  Response

Thanks for asking the query,

Selection of proper toothbrush is very important in maintaining a good oral health.

According to your teeth size and gum health you can select from soft, ultrasoft, medium and hard toothbrushes which are available in the market.
Brush teeth in a up and down back and forth motion for gums use flicking movement without any pressure.
Develop a habit of using interdental toothbrush and dental floss.
Use antiseptic mouthwash gargles twice daily.

Hope this helps out.

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Dentist Dr. Benley George's  Response
Remember that it is the brushing technique which is key to proper cleaning of teeth.Preferably use a soft bristled tooth brush and a fluoride containing tooth paste. Tooth brush should be changed once in 3 months.
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Dentist Dr. Sushil Babu's  Response
well to tell u the truth all the toothbrushes are as effective as ur brushing techniques ,,, follow proper brushing techniques with any soft bristled brush or if possible go for a electric brushes as they r more effective and less dependeble on user technique of brushing
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kiranahluwalia's  Response

Oral B toothbrushes are good and recommended by many. But using a small round head toothbrush with soft bristle is good as it will reach everywhere and be soft on gums too.

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rita's  Response
any tooth brush you can use it. it does not matter, it should be changed frequently atleast once in month. need to brush 2 times a day. but a soft brush is better than harder one.
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claudia's  Response
my dentist said oral b is best among all other toothbrush..but i donno what extent it is correct..but i am satisfied with oral b tooth brush..
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