If you know all there is to know about toothbrushes in Klamath Falls, Oregon, then your smile will remain in tip-top shape for a lifetime. So, to help you test your knowledge about toothbrushes, or to learn more, our Smiles Dental team has provided the following quiz for you:
Question No. 1: Should you use a toothbrush with soft bristles or hard bristles?
Answer: You should always use a soft-bristled toothbrush, unless your dentist tells you otherwise. Soft-bristled toothbrushes effectively clean your smile all while taking great care of your gums.
Question No. 2: Are electric toothbrushes more effective than manual toothbrushes?
Answer: No, electric toothbrushes don’t clean the teeth any better than manual toothbrushes. Your preference is all that matters when you are deciding between the two tools. However, if an electric toothbrush motivates you to brush more, then you should choose that brush.
Question No. 3: When should you replace your toothbrush?
Answer: It’s recommended to replace your toothbrush every three to four months or after the toothbrush bristles have been worn out.
Question No. 4: True or false: The toothbrush was selected as the number one invention that Americans could not live without.
Question No. 5: What was the first toothbrush made out of?
Answer: The first toothbrush was invented by the Chinese and it was made by embedding hog hairs into ivory, bone, or bamboo handles.
Did you learn something new today? If so, that is great news! If you would like to learn more or if you have any questions, then your dentist, Dr. Dr. Clint Guttman, and our dental team are more than happy to help you. All you need to do is call 541.887.3305 at your earliest convenience!