The patented PeriClean is a specialty toothbrush designed to help people with receding gums to prevent it from getting worse or in some cases, even reversing it. Research shows that PeriClean effectively cleans teeth and protects gums, and removes plaque as well as a conventional toothbrush. Research also shows that PeriClean helps gums grow back. PeriClean is smooth and non abrasive. It's the way toothbrushing should feel.