Shape of toothbrush head
All conventional toothbrush head designs are effective in cleaning every tooth surface.
The tips of these toothbrush heads are narrower than those of the conventional ones. These tips are designed for easy access to posterior teeth.
A toothbrush with any kind of brush head cleans teeth effectively. However, the size of the brush head should be considered according to the size of the oral cavity:
Brush head size should be approximately the diameter of a Hong Kong 10-cent coin (~15mm).
Brush head size should be approximately the diameter of a Hong Kong 20-cent coin (~19mm).
Brush head size should be approximately the diameter of a Hong Kong 50-cent coin (~22mm).
12 years and above
Brush head size should be approximately the diameter of a Hong Kong one-dollar coin (~25mm).
The bristles are of the same length and are arranged neatly like a block.
Wavy or V-shape pattern
The bristles form a V-shape or wavy pattern. According to the manufacturer, this is intended to give the bristles a better contact with the areas around the adjacent tooth surfaces.
Multilevel trim pattern
The manufacturer claimed that it enables the brush to reach difficult-to-clean areas.
According to the manufacturer, this design can lift up plaque effectively.
It is claimed that the bristles can clean surface stains effectively.
In fact, any of the above brush head designs can effectively clean the teeth when used correctly. Nonetheless, the bristles must be soft. Thus, you can choose according to your personal preference.
All conventional toothbrushes have straight handles that are easier to control.
This handle design is similar to a dental instrument, intending to access to the difficult-to-clean areas.
This kind of handle intends to reduce gum injury caused by excessive brushing force.
Slip prevention grip handle
This handle intends to prevent the toothbrush from slipping away during toothbrushing.
None of the handle designs possesses superior tooth cleaning effect. You may make your choices according to your personal preference.
Mechanical motions of different brush heads
Is it suitable for you?
It is designed to simultaneously clean the outer, inner and chewing surfaces of teeth.
Toothbrush head design
Three brush heads are combined together in the Superbrush. When the brush is placed on the chewing surface, all the three surfaces of the tooth are cleaned simultaneously. It shortens the brushing time.
Is Superbrush suitable for you?
The choice of toothbrush is a matter of personal preference. If you are interested in using the Superbrush, you can try it.