5 Great Dental Tools for Home Use


Mouth Mirror

Mouth mirrors similar to what's found at the dentist's aid in maintaining good dental health at home.

Though these elongated mirrors act as indirect tools, they're useful in showing areas you may be missing with routine brushing and flossing. Mirrors can also reveal discoloration or even the presence of some cavities that create sensitive pits in your teeth.

If you have fillings or other dental work you'd like to keep an eye on, these mirrors make the task a lot easier. Knowing what to monitor is something you and your dentist should discuss together.

Or, if you're simply fascinated with your pearly whites, a mouth mirror is a good way to learn about their dynamic surfaces and unique ridges.

When it comes to dental hygiene, your tongue sometimes gets left out -- but not if our next tool can help it.