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Why Taking a Video Selfie while Toothbrushing Could be Good for You

The Conversation US | Posted 09.08.2016 | Parents
The Conversation US

By Lance Vernon, Case Western Reserve University Teeth have been big news lately. First, there was the issue of whether flossing really helps lower t...

I'm A Dentist. We Have To Talk About Flossing.

Andrew Swiatowicz | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrew Swiatowicz

Let's be clear about one thing. No study, and certainly no dentist, would ever claim or even imply that flossing is harmful. You would be hard-pressed to find a study that concludes a person's health is improved by eliminating flossing from her oral health routine.

22 Things You Should Definitely Be Cleaning With A Toothbrush

PureWow | Posted 03.22.2016 | HuffPost Home

Dentists recommend changing your toothbrush every three months. But, if you're anything like us, you don't feel great about tossing out a mountain of ...

Smart Devices Help Kids Enjoy Brushing Their Teeth

Pavita Singh, MPH | Posted 01.26.2016 | Parents
Pavita Singh, MPH

Co-authored by Ariel Xi of HealthyBee This article was originally published on, a site that helps first-time parents discover ...

Tame Unwanted Flyaways With Some Hairspray And A Toothbrush

LittleThings | Posted 11.19.2015 | Style

As I'm sure many of you women out there can relate, I find it so very annoying when I find flyaways in my hair. They become especially irritating when I already have my hair all done up and put in place...

Neuroscientist: Brushing Teeth In The Dark Could Help With Sleep | Adam Goldberg | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living

An Oxford neuroscientist says that the secret of a good night's sleep is brushing your teeth in the dark, because bright bathroom lights stimulate the...

That Time a Rat Ate My Toothbrush

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 09.30.2015 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

New York City's Pizza Rat stole hearts and minds recently when he attempted to carry a piece of pizza down a flight of stairs into the subway.

When Asked If They Could Have Anything, They Asked for Toothpaste

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 10.19.2014 | World
Rym Tina Ghazal

Clutching a teddy bear in one arm and a balloon in another, the little boy with a deep scar under his eye looked up and asked in Arabic, very gently... almost a whisper: "Khala (aunt) Rym. Can I have toothpaste for my sisters and I?"

5 Things You Never Knew About Your Toothbrush

Posted 04.29.2014 | OWN

By Emma Haak You use it every day, but when was the last time you put real thought into your toothbrush? An effective tool is essential for a prope...

Do You Have to Change Your Toothbrush After You've Been Sick?

Posted 03.07.2014 | Healthy Living

By The Scientist: Charles Gerba, Ph.D., professor of microbiology and environmental sciences at the University of Arizona The Answ...

Here's A $330 'Smart' Toothbrush That Connects To Your Phone

Reuters | Paul Sandle | Posted 04.22.2014 | Technology

By Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co is bringing the dentist into the bathroom with the world's first smartphone-conne...

Here's A Toothbrush That Shows How Clean Your Teeth Are

Engadget | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Once you've cleaned your teeth (in the usual fashion), the Kolibree pushes your stroke count to your smartphone, telling you if you did a good job and...

You've Never Seen A Toothbrush As Crazy As This

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.01.2013 | Technology

Dentists say you're supposed to brush your teeth for 2 minutes at least twice a day. (We know you don't actually do this. We won't tell.) Luckily ...

Toothbrush Has Perfect Shadow

Posted 02.27.2013 | Comedy

We can't tell if this is life imitating art, or art imitating life, but it's definitely a toothbrush imitating what we look like when we brush our tee...

Smiling Bright

Eric Cope | Posted 09.24.2012 | Impact
Eric Cope

What we encountered in this community outside of Guatemala City represented a reality for much of the world. According to the World Health Organization, in most developing low-income countries, more than 90 percent of cavities go untreated.

8 Bad Brushing Habits That Harm Your Teeth

Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living

By Amanda Schupak for YouBeauty Yes, there is a right way and a wrong way to brush your pearly whites. The most important reason to brush your teet...

10 Must-Have Items For Your Desk

Forbes Woman | Posted 04.13.2012 | Women

For Joan Holloway, a "fifth of something" for your desk, preferably rye, was recommended as the desk drawer purchase of choice for bright-eyed Peggy O...

Specialty Products for Bad Breath Have Come a Long, Long Way

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Katz

If you stepped into the 1800s (or sped into them at 88 mph, if you prefer), what would you do when you found that you had bad breath?

The History Of The Toothbrush: From 5000 BC To Present

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

In a recent Lemelson/MIT survey, the toothbrush beat out the computer and the car as an invention that Americans said they couldn't live without. Boy, do we ever like our toothbrushes.