Softest Toothbrush

Love your electric toothbrush? Hate that yucky mouthwash? Can't live without that terrific threader floss? Got a fave canker sore remedy? Here's where you can post your opinions and reviews of specific products relating to dental hygiene and your braces. Tell others what works....and what doesn't!

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funshine
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#16 Post by funshine » Thu Jul 17, 2008 3:06 pm

Nope, it's not an ortho brush. Just a regular 'ol toothbrush.
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¤sabrina¤
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#17 Post by ¤sabrina¤ » Sat Jul 19, 2008 3:52 am

i used a reg brush for the first 2mths of being braced
i find the ortho brush is easier to use as it allows me to brush everything all at once, insted of with a normal to brush the gumline, then above the brackets etc as if i tried to use a reg and brush the brackets the bristles tended to get stuck and pull on my brackets (i have 3m smartclips, kinda bulky)
my story -- http://www.archwired.com/phpbb2/viewtopic.php?t=25125
February 29 2008 - initial consultation, records and spacers
March 17 2008 - molar bands
March 20 2008 - 2 upper 1st premolar extractions
April 17 2008 - upper jaw braced
April 24 2008 - lower jaw braced
May 1 2009 - primary left central incisor extraction

rdrisc99
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#18 Post by rdrisc99 » Fri Aug 29, 2008 5:45 pm

i, too, use the preserve brushes. they have ones with 'ultra soft' bristles and are fantastic! i discovered them in february when i had a crown put on and came to love them even more in may when i got braced!

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Lela
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#19 Post by Lela » Sat Sep 20, 2008 3:51 pm

An excellent very soft toothbrush is the Dr. Collins Perio brush. I had been using the Oral-B extra soft brush and the Dr. Collins is a lot softer. It's almost as soft as the brush my periodontist gave me after my gum grafts, but it does a much better cleaning job.

I also like the Wisdom Click brush in sensitive. It has a bit of a V cut so it works good around the brackets and everything and is also quite soft.


Another great product I just discovered is Dr. Tung's Smart Floss. I love it.
Fully braced 9-02-08
Braces off 9-21-09

zaire090
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#20 Post by zaire090 » Wed Nov 11, 2009 12:04 am

I like the ones made by Oral-B.

davidward2k10
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#21 Post by davidward2k10 » Wed May 19, 2010 7:14 am

I am a spammer and the admin has banned me.

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cgraziat
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#22 Post by cgraziat » Thu Jul 08, 2010 7:28 pm

My Ortho's assistant suggested a toddler brush because it's soft and small.
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