Tag Archives: toothbrushes

How the Rest of the World Brushes Their Teeth from Mother Nature Network

On the Mother Nature Network, healthy writer Judd Handler writes: How is it that some people who have never used a toothbrush have also never had a cavity? Here’s an excerpt from the article: “There’s a 99 percent chance you are not super rich. But there is a good chance that you are part of [...]

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Ask a Dentist: The Truth about Toothbrushes

Dr. Minh Pham of Crossing Dental Group and Orthodontics in Perris, CA says while it is recommended to change your toothbrush once every three months, it’s probably better to change it monthly. More importantly, we should throw away our toothbrushes after an illness.

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Ask A Dentist: Receding Gums

This week’s question comes from one of our Twitter followers  @gotspawn also known as Stashia. She asked “Why are my gums receding, was it really from using a medium toothbrush for so many years?” Our Smile Generation expert, Dr. Charles Rodgers, replied: “There are a large number of different reasons why gums will recede.  Using a particular type [...]

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