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Electric Toothbrushes: Are They Worth It?
Posted By: Staff Writer

 

Electric Toothbrushes: Are They Worth It?

 

Going down the toothbrush aisle can be overwhelming because there are so many options to choose from. What size do you need? Do you want hard, medium, or soft bristles? Do you want a tongue scraper on the back?…

Who Invented Dental Floss (and Why You Should Thank Them)?
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Who Invented Dental Floss (and Why You Should Thank Them)

Whether you carry floss in your purse so you don’t miss a meal without flossing afterward or it’s collecting dust in the back of a cabinet in your bathroom, there are probably a lot of things you don’t know about it.…

Best Toothbrushes for Good Dental Hygiene
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Best Toothbrushes for Good Dental Hygiene

You’ve probably seen commercials extolling the virtues of specific toothbrushes, but is buying an expensive toothbrush really going to improve your smile? Is there a “best brand”?…

Rebuking the New DAHHS Report on Flossing
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Rebuking the New Thoughts on Flossing

There are three essential components to a maintaining oral health: brushing your teeth, flossing, and rinsing with mouthwash. Contrary to popular belief, a recent report says that one of these steps doesn’t actually do anything for cleaning your teeth.…

What Matters When Picking Toothpaste and Brushing Your Teeth
Posted By: Dr. Jeffrey Pass

What Matters When Picking Toothpaste and Brushing Your Teeth

“So, what toothpaste do you recommend?”

 

As a dentist, this is a question that I get asked all the time. And understandably so. There are so many different varieties of toothpastes out there that make all kinds of promises that choosing “the right one” can seem impossible.…