Your Toothbrush’s Dirty Little Secret

Maybe you saw the segment on Oprah a few years back. Or the one on Mythbusters. If so, you may have been freaked out by the thought of your toothbrush being a festering swamp of fecal matter and bacteria. But that’s TV. Can you trust it? A new literature review in Evidence Based Dentistry says …

Don’t Rush with a Toothbrush

We told you about the boy who nearly died from a length of broken toothbrush getting jammed down his throat. Now we get to tell you about the girl who swallowed a toothbrush. According to a case history recently published in the New Zealand Medical Journal, the 15 year old was running up some steps …