Best Buys for Your Teeth

Daily Health Solutions
on February 17, 2010

Follow these guidelines for picking the best toothpaste and toothbrush from dentist Ellie Phillips, author of Kiss Your Dentist Goodbye.

Look for a toothbrush that has:
* a head that's less than one inch in length
* a handle that's easy to grip
* soft, rounded bristles

Your toothpaste should have
* the American Dental Association (ADA) seal of approval
* sodium fluoride
* as few ingredients as possible