Dentist, Edward Filangeri provides dental treatment services in Lake Ronkonkoma New York. Our dental care services include: Family, Childrens, Cosmetic, General, Dental Implant, Orthodontic, Restorative and Preventive Dentistry. Other dental treatment services include: dental root canal treatment, gum disease treatment, oral cancer screening, dentures, sleep apnea, white dental fillings, dental crowns, bridges and veneers, smile makeovers, dental digital imaging and oral hygiene care.
Sunday, 1 July 2012
How Often Should I Change My Toothbrush?
Adults and children should change their
toothbrush every 3 months because they become worn out and are not as effective
as they once were. Exceptions to this would be if you were using an electric
toothbrush, and the manufacturer states otherwise. Some electric rechargable
toothbrushes have very good brush heads that only need to be changed every 6
months. If you have gum disease, you should change your toothbrush every 4 - 6
weeks because bacteria can harbor in the bristles. You should always rinse your
toothbrush out with hot water after every use and change it after you have been