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i know someone who uses a electric toothbrush as a vibrator she takes the bristrls off and just uses the handle is this a bad idea

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Toothbrush: It is highly unlikely that a dirty tooth brush would cause osteomyelitis. Keeping the brushes clean and disposing of the brush and getting new ones p ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Electric toothbrush: At one year of age you baby may not have her full set of teeth. Using an electric toothbrush may cause undue pain to the child and the vigorous vibrat ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armando Berguido
33 years experience Dentistry
Yes!: Definitely yes!
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes, you can: Toothbrushing, whether with a manual or electric toothbrush, will not affect the integrity of the root canal therapy.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
21 years experience Dentistry
Bleeding gums: You may have gingivitis or/and periodontal disease. Plaque is a sticky bio film that can be removed with a toothbrush, calculus is a harder and attach ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Becker
34 years experience Dentistry
Keep it dry: A toothbrush will always retain some bacteria and plaque remnants however keeping it dry and well rinsed off between brushing will help protect you fr ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Verville
30 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
White Spots on Gums: Most times white "spots" are harmless or benign. Without the benefit of a photo or clinical exam, my first impression of your description would be nor ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
White vinnegar: Excellent for cleaning dilute. 50/50 with water half hour soak. Rinse copius amounts of water.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
32 years experience Family Medicine
Teeth: It is great to brush your teeth twice daily and use products that help control tarter. However, if you still eat a lot of sugar, your teeth will stil ... Read More
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Dr. Jonathan Scharf
48 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
It's : It's ok but i would prefer to see you use a sonicare children's electric toothbrush. The head is smaller and it will do a great job. You're lucky he ... Read More

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