There are basically two types of toothbrushes: manual and electric (powered).
Manual toothbrush, make sure it has:
• Soft bristles
• Small head for better access to the back teeth
Electronic toothbrushes, make sure the:
• Shape of the brush should fit your mouth comfortably, allowing you to reach all areas easily.
Advantages and Disadvantages:
According to American Dental Association (ADA),
Both manual and electronic toothbrushes can effectively and thoroughly clean your teeth. Children may find that brushing with a powered toothbrush is fun. Persons who have difficulty using a manual toothbrush may find a powered toothbrush easier to use or more comfortable. Whether you decide on manual or powered, choose a toothbrush that you like and find easy to use, so that you’ll use it twice a day to thoroughly clean all the surfaces of your teeth.