See What HealthDay Can Do For You
Contact Us

Health Tip: Choosing the Right Toothbrush

And keeping it clean

(HealthDay News) -- Using the right toothbrush can help you care for your teeth and gums. But it's also important to make sure it's properly cleaned.

The website offers these suggestions:

  • Both electric and manual toothbrushes can clean teeth well, so choose what is easiest for you.
  • Make sure the toothbrush's shape and size fit comfortably in your mouth.
  • After brushing, rinse your toothbrush thoroughly under running water to wash away debris.
  • Place the toothbrush in an upright position and allow it to air dry. Don't put it inside a container or cover it.
  • Replace your toothbrush every three to four months, or sooner if bristles appear frayed.
Consumer News


HealthDay is the world’s largest syndicator of health news and content, and providers of custom health/medical content.

Consumer Health News

A health news feed, reviewing the latest and most topical health stories.

Professional News

A news feed for Health Care Professionals (HCPs), reviewing latest medical research and approvals.