Is a soft or hard bristled toothbrush better? Discover the suggested bristle firmness for your toothbrush.
When shopping for toothbrushes, do you put much thought into what’s best for your children? Here’s why you should: Your toothbrush can be a major factor in helping you brush more effectively and making your oral hygiene routine more pleasant. Follow these four steps to choose the right toothbrush. Decide between a manual or powered […]
Brushing your teeth twice a day is the first step in a good oral hygiene routine. If you’re already doing that, kudos to you! With all that brushing, you probably go through quite a few tubes of toothpaste each year. In 2018 over 146 million tons of waste landed in U.S. landfills, and plastics made […]
When shopping for oral health care products, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the many different brands and varieties of toothpaste, floss and mouthwash. Fortunately, you can ask your dentist or dental hygienist for help and follow this guide to help you make the best decisions. The American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance is featured […]
Have you ever wondered if you’re brushing your teeth the right way? Even if you brush and floss twice a day, your technique could be off. Brushing incorrectly can leave behind debris and increase your chance of cavities. We’re going back to the basics by breaking down how to correctly brush your teeth in five […]
Except for medications, the FDA doesn’t require products to have expiration dates. It’s up to the manufacturer to decide. Floss and mouthwash past-due dates are more of a gray area than say, sour cream. But do you stash or trash expired dental items? This may make your decision easier: Toothpaste Safe but not strong When […]
Your toothbrush is your teeth’s best friend—fighting plaque and helping your smile shine. But did you know your brush comes in handy for beautifying other areas, too? Here are our 3 favorites: 1. Glamorize Your Glow Who knew your old toothbrush could be your best-kept beauty secret? For a flawless-face free of flyaways, spray bristles […]
We have been told time and time again that washing our hands is the key to keeping germs at bay, but have you ever given much thought to the germs that make it into your mouth? Most people catch a cold or the flu when they put their bacteria-covered hands in their mouths. Your mouth […]