Toothbrush as in 2, 341, 843 has a container in the handle to receive tooth cleaning media and consisting of a cylinder attached to the handle, with a piston displaceable in it. Pref. the piston is seated on a screw spindle in the middle of the cylinder and extending over the whole length, to be rotated by a rotary knob attached to the outer end of the cylinder. The cylinder has internal longitudinal projections and the piston has guide grooves in which these longitudinal tracks engage. Pref. the bristles are secured in a splayed out fashion and the outer bristles are longer than the inner ones.