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When it comes to caring for your smile, you want to choose the most effective tool for your dental needs. One common question patients ask is how to choose the right toothbrush. Our dentists and team are here to help you select the toothbrush that will most benefit your oral health.

You are welcome to speak with Drs. Kim and Chang when choosing a toothbrush or any other oral care product, they will have a good understanding of health your history and how best to care for your oral health. You should also look for toothbrushes that have the ADA Seal of Acceptance because this lets you know the toothbrush has been tested for efficacy and safety and been approved.

Here are two main types of toothbrushes, manual and electric, that can provide proper care, but both have important differences.

Manual Toothbrushes
A manual toothbrush is a simple toothbrush that most of the world’s population uses. It is very effective at cleaning the outside of your teeth as long as you brush your teeth regularly and thoroughly. These toothbrushes are usually the cheaper option and offer a wider variety of designs and colors.

Electric Toothbrushes
Electric toothbrushes contain a motor and are battery powered or use a power cord. The head of the brush rotates at a rapid speed to help you achieve a deeper clean, and it is usually smaller to help access the hard-to-reach areas in your smile. The head is removable so that you can replace the head when the bristles are worn.

No matter which toothbrush you choose, both can keep your smile in good shape. However, if you have any questions about how to choose a toothbrush, please feel free to contact our dentists, Dr. Kim and Dr. Chang, at 469-731-5700. Call us today to schedule a visit to Luminous Dental Studio.