Choosing the right toothbrush and toothpaste

Sethu Rajan | Feb. 20, 2023, 2:40 p.m.

Choosing the right toothbrush and toothpaste

Choosing the right toothbrush and toothpaste!

Interviewer: How important is it to choose the right toothbrush and toothpaste for maintaining good oral health?

Response: Choosing the right toothbrush and toothpaste is extremely important for maintaining good oral health. The type of toothbrush and toothpaste you use can have a significant impact on the health of your teeth and gums, so it's crucial to select the right products for your individual needs.

Interviewer: What should one consider when selecting a toothbrush?

Response: When selecting a toothbrush, it's important to look for one that fits comfortably in your hand and has soft bristles. Hard bristles can damage the enamel of your teeth and irritate your gums. It's also important to replace your toothbrush every three months, or even sooner if the bristles become frayed. An electric toothbrush may be a good choice for those who have difficulty brushing their teeth effectively, as they can help to remove plaque more efficiently than manual toothbrushes.

Interviewer: What should one look for in a toothpaste?

Response: When selecting a toothpaste, it's important to look for one that contains fluoride to help protect against cavities. If you're prone to cavities, you may want to look for a toothpaste that contains extra fluoride. It's also important to look for a toothpaste that contains mild abrasives to help remove plaque and other debris from the surface of your teeth. If you have sensitive teeth, look for a toothpaste specifically designed for this purpose.

Interviewer: Is there anything else one should consider when choosing toothpaste and toothbrush?

Response: Yes, it's important to select a toothpaste and toothbrush that you find pleasant to use. This will help ensure that you brush your teeth regularly and thoroughly.

Interviewer: Can you summarize the overall importance of choosing the right toothbrush and toothpaste?

Response: In summary, choosing the right toothbrush and toothpaste is an essential part of maintaining good oral health. By selecting products that fit your individual needs, you can help ensure that your teeth and gums stay healthy for years to come.

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(+91) 44 2615 1514  / (+91) 7397220464. 

We have offices in Anna Nagar West. Walk-ins welcomed, we take emergencies and we are open on late nights to accommodate patients with a busy schedule. We hope to see you soon!

Dr. Sethurajan’s Dental & Maxillofacial and Implant Centre
1/3, Welcome colony,
Ambattur Estate Road,
Anna Nagar West Extension, 
Chennai, Tamiladu 600101

Clinic Timings:
Morning: 9.30am – 1.30pm 
Evening: 4pm – 9.00pm
Sunday: 10am – 1.00pm

Dr. S.B. Sethurajan obtained his bachelor’s degree from Vinayaka Missions Sankarachariar Dental College, Salem, of Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University in 2001.  He completed his post-graduation as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at Madras Dental College, a proud institution of Dental Sciences in Tamil Nadu. He is a proud member of the Indian Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Indian Society of Implantology, a fellow of IBOMS AND ISOI, and a life member of DCI, AOMSI, and ISOI.

He’s been selected for AOCMF Fellowship, Beijing, China

He was working as Assistant Professor at Kilpauk Medical College and in Govt. Dental College for 7 years

Dr. Sethurajan runs a multispeciality dental clinic in Anna Nagar West, Chennai for more than a decade. He is currently working as a Senior Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Rajiv Gandhi Govt. General Hospital & Madras Medical College, is one of the top ten medical colleges in India.

Dr. Sethurajan is extensively trained in Implantology and Rhinoplasty through various national and international conferences.  His specialized area of interest includes Dental Implants, Nose Correction (Rhinoplasty), Jaw Advancement ( Orthognathic Surgery ), Facial Trauma, and  Oral Cancer. He has completed the Advanced Rhinoplasty Dissection Course in Singapore.

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