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Aug 24, 2023

Today on Holistic Dentistry we’re talking about how to find the ideal toothbrush for you? One size does not fit all, believe it or not — and there are a multitude of toothbrushes out there! 

In this episode, Dr. Sanda shares the history of the toothbrush, as well as its evolution into more sustainable, environmentally-friendly models. Then, we detail questions to ask yourself when choosing a toothbrush, including the benefit of specific teeth brushing techniques. 

Lastly, we cover different types of toothbrush shapes and models for specific needs, like denture care, gum care and braces. Plus, Dr. Sanda dispels the myth about electric toothbrushes working better than manual. (It really comes down to technique!)

Do you have a mouth- or body-related question for Dr. Sanda? Send her a message on Instagram! Remember, you’re not healthy until your mouth is healthy. So take care of it in the most natural way. 


Key Takeaways:
(00:52) The history and background of a toothbrush 

(1:59) Biodegradable vs. bamboo toothbrushes

(2:39) What to consider when choosing a toothbrush

(5:24) The difference between natural and nylon bristles and toothbrush recommendations 

(8:24) Electric vs. manual toothbrushes

(9:20) Toothbrush recommendations and special techniques for braces

(11:08) Check out episodes below for tips on how to brush your teeth


Related Episodes:

Holistic Dentistry Episode #3: Clean Teeth, Dirty Secrets: Uncovering the Truth About Dental Cleanings

Holistic Dentistry Episode #6: Preserving Your Smile with a Healthy Microbiome

Holistic Dentistry Episode #21: Brush Up for a Brighter Smile: Top Oral Hygiene Techniques



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