A Simple Toothbrush at the Middle of It All

Though the standard advice is to never (ever, ever, ever, ever) share your toothbrush, some people will do it anyway. One British survey, for instance, found that 24% would share with their partner (6% with a celebrity). Another found that almost one in 10 had shared their brush with someone. Everybody, all together now: Eeeeeeeeeeeeeew! …

Beyond the Boring Old Toothbrush

What better time than the day after Halloween to have a National Brush Day, right? Though really, this newly declared observation is less about this and more about this which is to say not a one-day-a-year problem but an ongoing one. Yet it’s almost completely preventable – in part, through regular and effective hygiene. Ideally, …

Ya Gotta Have a Gimmick: Toothbrushes

Thus spake “Dr. Mark Foster” – “a Well known Authority on Different Personal Hygiene and Dental Care Issues”: Inside the event you believe the exceptional problems that individuals say in at the very least 1 30 Second Smile evaluation, then the method to cleaner and whiter teeth is just 30 seconds away. This revolutionary new …

“Have You Teeth? Then Preserve Them” – Vintage Toothbrush Ads (A Quick History of the Toothbrush)

Did you know that, here in the US, toothbrushing wasn’t routine until after World War II? Seriously. Soldiers, who’d been required to brush daily, brought the habit back with them to civilian life. To be sure, people did clean their teeth before then. They’d been doing so for thousands of years – just not so …

What Would You Do to Get Sparkly White Teeth?

Whatever you do, don’t follow this dude’s lead (via Utica’s Observer Dispatch): A Utica man was charged after police said he stole almost $230 worth of tooth brushes, tooth paste and cough medicine from Chanatry‚Äôs on French Road. Police responded at about 2:25 p.m., and Officer Brian French soon after would arrest Jose Polanco, 36, …

“What Kind of Toothbrush Should I Use?”

  Dentists seem divided. According to a Wealthy Dentist poll, 32% say electric. 31% say sonic. 28% say a conventional toothbrush. Our take? The best toothbrush is the one you use. And regular flossing – in addition to brushing – is better. Using a proxy brush may be even better than that. The main thing: …

Be Careful with That Toothbrush!

Dumb warning labels are always good for a laugh – say, warnings not to use a hairdryer in the bathtub or while sleeping. Aren’t these things common sense? Well…yes. Yet we humans are profoundly fallible. Sometimes we act like we’re invincible – in total control so whatever we do, nothing can harm us. Sometimes, we …

Kid Inventors: Design a Cool Toothbrush, Win a Trip to Disneyland (and more)

Some kind of incentive is usually needed to encourage regular toothbrushing and other good oral hygiene habits. For kids, it can be something as simple as having a really cool toothbrush – one that features images of their favorite TV or movie characters, say, or that lights up or sparkles or plays music. Now Dr. …