Q What is a single tufted brush?
A A single tufted brush is a toothbrush that consists
of a small collection of specially configured brush filaments mounted on
a standard toothbrush handle.
Q Where would I use a single tufted brush?
A The angle and configuration of the head makes them
ideal for cleaning around implants, orthodontic appliances, crown and
bridgework as well as difficult to reach areas.
Q Should I use a single tufted brush
instead of my normal toothbrush?
A No, these brushes should be used to compliment your
normal oral hygiene routine.
Q Why is my normal toothbrush not enough?
A A standard toothbrush is not able to reach the small
and often difficult to access areas in most mouths. Any additional
surfaces such as implants and orthodontic appliances require meticulous
plaque control, which is often more easily achieved with a single tufted
Q How do I use a single tufted brush?
A Once the angle of the brush tip is established, the
bristles should be placed against the surface to be cleaned and either:
Splayed and agitated as in the case for cleaning around an
Splayed and moved with a small circular action for cleaning implant
Splayed and swept along the gum line in the case of difficult to access
Q How often should the single tufted brush
A You need to clean thoroughly around appliances and
prosthetic work at least once a day or as directed by your Dentist or