Tag: Tag Archives: Toothbrush

Toothbrushes help scrape away food particles and plaque, the film that forms on teeth after eating, which is the primary cause of tooth decay.  Early on, we used our fingers. Today there are as many different toothbrushes as there are smiles.


Dental Care Products: An Overview – Part 1

September 8th, 2017 by

[Editor’s Note: This article is part one of a three part series. You can also read part two and part three.] The variety of choices we have for dental care products has grown rapidly in the past one hundred years. Some […]


Back to School Dental Care Checklist

August 25th, 2017 by

Could a school dental care checklist help your kids do better this year? With summer vacations nearly at an end, thoughts are turning to the new school year ahead. Parents are stocking up on back to school supplies and kids are […]


Pet Dental Care

February 25th, 2015 by
Pet dental care

If you have a BFF – a “best furry friend,” that is – then you’ve probably noticed the trend in insurance policies for pets. Well, there’s another trend many pet care professionals would love you to adopt: daily preventive dental […]


Alternative Oral Hygiene Tips

September 24th, 2014 by
Baking soda and water.

Have you run out of a basic oral hygiene product? No problem. There are a number of fairly common household items that can stand in for your favorite toothpaste or dental floss until you can make it to the store. […]


Basic Oral Hygiene Overview

January 27th, 2014 by
Basic dental care

It’s estimated that 75% of Americans have some form of periodontal disease, which is the most common cause for adult tooth loss. That’s especially surprising in this day and age, because the means for prevention is well known: regular basic […]


Your Toothbrush’s Dirty Secret: The Truth Behind the Bristles

May 18th, 2012 by
Toothbrushes may be home to nasty bacteria.

Not to freak you out, but a study from the University of Manchester in England found that one uncovered toothbrush stored in a bathroom could be home to more than 100 million bacteria. The same study found the presence of […]