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Tw33t_Tw33t___Tw33t

339d

I have a hard time taking care of my teeth cause I don’t like the toothbrush bristles, most toothpaste sting in my mouth, and flossing is a pain the but with my braces as well as hurting cause I don’t don’t do it often. Do you guys have any suggestions on how to make easier for me handle, safer sensory wise, or suggestions for toothpaste that aren’t strongly flavored or sting? Does using a brush with softer bristles help?

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    • NebulaMeadow

      269d

      Idk if Boie toothbrushes will be good for you cuz of your braces, but maybe you could try them?? They were so gentle that I thought they weren’t gonna clean my teeth, but they cleaned them better than any manual toothbrush I’ve ever had! Also maybe a water floss thing could be better for you? I’ve been looking into getting one of those as well because I heard it doesn’t hurt and it’s easier to use Wishing you luck in finding what feels right for you!

    • NebulaMeadow

      269d

      Idk if Boie toothbrushes will be good for you cuz of your braces, but maybe you could try them?? They were so gentle that I thought they weren’t gonna clean my teeth, but they cleaned them better than any manual toothbrush I’ve ever had! Also maybe a water floss thing could be better for you? I’ve been looking into getting one of those as well because I heard it doesn’t hurt and it’s easier to use Wishing you luck in finding what feels right for you!

    • cogsquatparsnip

      319d

      I use flavoured toothpaste I got them from archie they've got a massive range.there toothbrushes are good to and heaps soft

    • IceCup291

      339d

      I used to have toothpaste that was very minty and I found out that kid's toothpaste isn't as strong. Hopefully it helps you:)

      • Tw33t_Tw33t___Tw33t

        336d

        @IceCup291 tThank you for the help☺️

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One suggestion is to try a completely unflavored and non-foaming toothpaste, which can help with sensory issues. You can also consider using a very soft toothbrush or an autism-targeted toothbrush that has softer bristles and is designed to be more comfortable. Using cold water while brushing might help distract your senses as well. Some people have found charcoal toothpaste to be less irritating due to its lack of foaming. Experimenting with different toothpaste flavors and types may help you find one that doesn't sting or have a strong flavor.

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