There is always going to be an ever present evil waiting to strike in your mouth- plaque, and it is something you are going to have to be on your guard against all of your life in Bristol. It starts with a build-up of sticky films on the surfaces of your teeth that then get nasty by developing into hard tartar; from this, there is a danger of tooth decay and gum disease breaking out. But you can stop this from the start by ensuring you brush correctly and doing this right involves you getting the right toothbrush and then perfecting the way you use it- and there are many to choose from in order to do this. Hand held brushes are fine if you can work them right, but they are rather making way for electric ones these days. There is a lot of design and technology behind electric toothbrushes, all of which is meant of make it easy to attack the threat of plaque building up in your mouth. There are some incredible variations on the theme; some go round, others go up and down- some pulse specifically to break down tartar. All of these work brilliantly and will help to thwart any threat to the surfaces of your teeth. Choosing can be confusing though, so to give yourself an advantage, go along to see the people at Clifton Dental; they can give you pointers when it comes to choosing a good toothbrush.