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Should You Use An Electric Or Manual Toothbrush?

Should You Use An Electric Or Manual Toothbrush?

The Toothbrush: One of the most basic, efficient tools of modern society! But as technology continues to progress, patients ask which is best—a manual toothbrush or an electric one? First of all, it’s important to note that most people can get an effective cleaning using either option. Nevertheless, the Cochrane study evaluating hundreds of electric toothbrushes… Read More »


Your Tooth Enamel Is Super Cool Stuff | David S. Frey DDS

Your Tooth Enamel Is Super Cool Stuff

What is as brittle as glass and at the same time, the hardest substance in your body? Your tooth enamel! Each time you bite down it handles the equivalent of 160 pounds of pressure, time after time after time. Think about how often you bite down during your lifetime. It’s crazy! Enamel is the hard… Read More »


Learning From Ancient People About Our Oral Health

Learning From Ancient People About Our Oral Health

7,500 Years Ago People May Have Had Healthier Teeth Does that seem odd? Ancient people didn’t have modern dental care or fluoride toothpastes, but they did have a different diet. Researchers studied DNA1 from preserved tartar of ancient humans and concluded that these ancient mouths may have been healthier than ours today. The “basic” foods… Read More »


Six Awesome, Surprising Toothpaste Uses

Six Awesome, Surprising Toothpaste Uses

WE USE IT DAILY TO CLEAN OUR TEETH and freshen our breath, but did you know there are many other everyday uses for toothpaste? Here are a few: Cleaning, Polishing, And Removing Stains A little toothpaste can help remove stains from clothes and carpet, crayon from walls, scuffs from shoes, and soap scum from the shower.… Read More »


The Evolution Of Your Toothbrush

The Evolution Of Your Toothbrush

WHERE WOULD WE BE without our toothbrushes?! Today personal dental hygiene is easy with convenient tools like toothbrushes and floss. But have you ever wondered what people did before modern toothbrushes? Twigs & Branches The earliest toothbrushes were actually “chewing sticks”. That may sound rudimentary, but they were surprisingly effective. In ancient Babylon people chewed on… Read More »



6 Things To Know About Your Tongue

WE TALK A LOT ABOUT TEETH, but not a lot about your tongue. Your tongue plays a vital role in your overall oral health! Did you know that your tongue is the fastest-healing part of your body? And without our tongues, we couldn’t speak, taste, or even swallow. Six Facts About The Human Tongue: The… Read More »


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