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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Rinse it: You can rinse it in water after you are finished. You can also dip it in some mouthwash and then let it air dry.
Dr. Robert Devin
46 years experience Dentistry
Toothbrush cleaning: A 12 year old figured out the answer years ago and was awarded a civic medal by the ada. Put the brush in the dishwasher for one cycle. It will be goo ... Read More
Dr. Don Millner
42 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Rinse and Dry!: Rinse it and let it dry. You are not going to reinfect yourself with a cold!
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Morales
Specializes in Dentistry
Yes: It has the effect of loosening up plaque, so it may be more effective than a manual toothbrush. As with any toothbrush, consistency is the key, so mak ... Read More
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Dr. Don Millner
42 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Vibration is best!: Most baby boomers i encountered are mutilating themselves with aggressive toothbrushing. Brushing long, hard, with sweeping or circling motions are v ... Read More
Dr. Joseph Capista
Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes: Yes, a vibrating or ultrasonic toothbrush is not only more effective for cleaning your teeth but it's use is also great to improve the health of you g ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
All toothbrushes: All toothbrushes work. Just like your hands work at cleaning your body when you take a bath or shower or wash them in the sink. It's more how you use ... Read More
Dr. Don Millner
42 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Snake oil!: I have not seen a study or a juried scientific article that shows an "ionic" brush imparts any special cleaning effects. Don't waste your money!
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
New tooth brush: Replace your tooth brush when it begins to look worn and frayed. This varies depending upon the individual tooth brush, how often you brush, for how l ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience Dentistry
I recommend...: at least every three months and sooner if the bristles are starting to fray out. Use only a soft or extra soft brush to avoid damaging the gums and pr ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Every 3-4 months: The american dental association recommends throwing out your toothbrush every three to four months. If the bristles become frayed, you're sick, or you ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Brodsky
57 years experience Dentistry
Don't: If it is a regular brush, throw it out. If it is an electric brush, throw out the replacable brush and wash and sterilize the electric part with some ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Cosgrove
25 years experience Dentistry
3 months: It is recommended that you replace your toothbrush every 3 months.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Change toothbrush: As necessary, generally every 3 months for most individuals. Some tooth brushes have indicators. Certainly when the bristles are obviously worn, bent, ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beck
10 years experience Dentistry
Every 3 months: I recommend every 3 months.

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