Oral B Stages 1Your child's very first toothbrush.Designed for ages 4 to 24 months.
- Dental professionals recommend that parents start brushing a baby's teeth the moment the first tooth arrives typically at 4 to 6 months.
- Features the softest bristles with a brushhead that covers large surfaces and gently massage the gums.
- Ergonomic handle is designed for a parent's hand and features a non-slip textured grip and a thumb rest for enhanced control.
Oral B Stages 2Designed for children whose first set of teeth is still appearing.Designed for ages 2 to 4
- Children have a full set of first teeth by the end of this stage.
- A narrow brushhead for kids' smaller mouths.
- The Oral-B Power Tip bristles are designed to clean back teeth a problem area for many first-time brushers.
- The easy-to-grip chunky handle has a textured surface designed to help kids learn to brush.
Oral B Stages 3For children who are brushing with less parental supervision.
Designed for ages 5 to 7
- All the first teeth are in and permanent teeth are beginning to arrive.
- Cup-shaped bristles surround and clean each tooth and Oral-B Power Tip bristles target hard-to-reach back teeth.
- Oral-B Big Squish Grip handle is great for hands still learning to brush.
Oral B Pro Health Jr.
(formerly Stages 4)
Children at this age have a mixture of permanent and first teeth gaps and tender gums which can make brushing painful.Designed for ages 8 and older
- Combination-bristle configuration designed for this unique stage.
- Oral-B CrissCross bristles reach between teeth while gentle flared bristles massage tender gaps where permanent teeth have not yet appeared.
- Oral-B Power Tip bristles reach behind back teeth and first molars.
- Offers a more adult-like handle that fits in a child's palm for excellent comfort and control even when wet.
- Cool graphics and more adult color combinations.
Children's toothbrushes require special attention and monitoring because:
- Bristle wear occurs quickly because children often brush with uneven strokes
- Children sometimes chew or bite on their toothbrush bristles