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Ultrasonic Toothbrush Heads
Can Colgate 360 Degree Surround Adult Full Head, Soft Manual Toothbrush, 2 pack with the back seal of package slightly open be expired?
Can Colgate 360 Degree Surround Adult Full Head, Soft Manual Toothbrush, 2 pack toothbrush with the back seal of package slightly open be expired?
Return it: The product is supposed to be sealed on purchase to protect the consumer. I would ask for a new one and explain to the merchant the seal was open when you bought this one. ...Read more
The safest rule is..: Always use the right tool for the right job. Don't try to remove a Philips-head screw with a flat-head screwdriver. Don't use a standard socket wrench on your metric nuts. An electric toothbrush is for brushing teeth. Any use "downstairs" is at your own risk. ...Read more
I use an electric toothbrush. I get cold sores frequently. How can I sanitize my toothbrush? At $22 per head i cannot afford to replace each time.
Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate): Ask your dentist to write a rxn for peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate). It is an antimicrobial mouth rinse. You can rinse your brush head in hot water , then let it soak in this for 15 - 30 minutes, then rinse again and allow to dry. Also, you might invest in 2 brush heads and alternate so they dry completely. Good luck. The cold sores are viral.If herpes, ask your dentist for rxn for acyclivir. Often helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If i'm focusing to my head and listen carefully, i can hear some kind of ultrasonic sound (hard to describe)persistently.Tinnitus? Or just my feeling?
Tinnitus: When you listen to your head like you describe, it is medically called tinnitus. If i were you i would not continually focus on this noise. It will ultimately become a nightmare to treat and there is not yet an effective treatment. So when you seem to focus on this noise do something immediately to get your attention on something else! believe me, do not focus on this noise! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very unlikely!!: Hiv travels through blood transmission. Saliva has low or no potential to transmit hiv. If two people have bleeding gums and one has hiv, and both share the same toothbrush... Yes it is possible. But if neither has gum issues, the probability of transmission is about the same as sharing eating utensils. Get an HIV test buy another toothbrush and stop worrying! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers