Should I Be Using an Electric Toothbrush?

In studies, electric toothbrushes tend to show a decrease in plaque and gingivitis compared to regular brushing. But you do not need to use an electric toothbrush to clean your teeth effectively, a dental hygienist says.

Boil, Soak or Pitch It? 4 Tips for a Clean Toothbrush

People swear by all sorts of folk wisdom when it comes to keeping a clean toothbrush. Some run it through the dishwasher. Others soak the head in mouthwash or effervescent denture cleaner. Still others freeze it, boil it or invest in a pricey ultraviolet toothbrush “sanitizer.” But here’s the bottom line from an expert: “None … Read More

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6 Reasons to See Your Dentist

You shouldn’t only see your dentist for your regular cleaning. Find out why else you should schedule a visit, from toothaches to bad breath to mouth sores.