Toothbrushes come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and types. Choosing a toothbrush can be daunting: hard bristles or soft? Electric or manual? Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to choose a toothbrush, different types, and much more.
Choosing a Toothbrush: The Pros and Cons of Electric and Disposable
WebMD explains the pros and cons of manual and electric toothbrushes. Discover what works best for you and your kids.
Tartar (Dental Calculus): 6 Tips to Remove Tartar Buildup
Plaque and tartar on your teeth can lead to serious gum disease. WebMD offers 6 tips for keeping them at bay.
Preventing Tooth Enamel Erosion
WebMD explains the causes -- and effects -- of tooth enamel erosion.
Dental Care: 5 Bad Habits and How to Break Them
You may take good care of your teeth, but if you engage in one or more of these five bad habits, your teeth may actually suffer. WebMD explains how you might be undermining your dental health.
Electric Toothbrushes: Are They for You?
Are electric toothbrushes really worth the extra money? What we found out may surprise you.
8 Mistakes We Make Brushing Our Teeth
We’ve been brushing our teeth since we could hold a toothbrush. Still, there are some common mistakes that we all make once in a while.
How to Use Your Toothbrush and Keep It Clean
Here's how to brush your teeth correctly and keep your toothbrush clean.
Ordinary vs. Powered Toothbrushes
They come in colorful shapes and sizes, and kids love them. Powered toothbrushes may be the way to get stubborn children to brush.
Slideshows & Images
17 Oral Health & Mouth Problems
Sores, painful gums, bad breath -- what’s going on in your mouth? Found out with our slideshow of the most common mouth problems.
Slideshow: 10 Secrets to Whiter Teeth
Want brighter, whiter teeth? Find out which teeth-whitening strategies perk up your smile -- and how to avoid stains.
Slideshow: Oral Health -- Top Tips for Beautiful Teeth and Gums
See ways to keep your smile bright and gums healthy. Get simple eating, flossing, and brushing tips for white teeth.