All Articles in Oral Hygiene

Can I Brush Too Hard?

Yes! Especially if you have exposed roots. The root surface of your teeth is less dense than the enamel and you can actually wipe it away like sandpaper. We call the resulting issues abrasion lesions and they cause a lot of sensitivity and they can become so severe they can make the tooth prone to…


How often do I have to change my toothbrush?

If you use a manual toothbrush: when the bristles start to fray you should replace it – typically after 3 months. Hence, factor in 4 toothbrushes per year. With electric (Sonicare) toothbrushes the heads last about six months; especially in the ones with the sterilization chamber, since it sterilizes your toothbrush heads and protects then…

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