You’ve heard from Dr. Lee about the importance of brushing your teeth every day using a soft-bristled toothbrush (manual or electric). But…do you really know everything about your toothbrush?
Since November 1 is National Brush Day, we’re going to drop some knowledge in your noggin by sharing these five fun facts about toothbrushes (#4 will shock you!)
2. Toothbrush bristles were originally from cow hairs. There’s no need to worry – modern toothbrushes use nylon bristles.
3. The most popular toothbrush color is blue – hopefully it’s not because of the brusher’s mood.
5. In 2003, the toothbrush was chosen as the #1 invention people can’t live without, beating out cell phones and cars.
Now that you are a toothbrush guru, share these fun facts with your friends and family – it is National Brush Day on Sunday, after all! Don’t forget to schedule a checkup and cleaning with your dentist in Federal Way – and of course, don’t forget to brush!
Make our jaws drop: Share some of your toothbrush facts by commenting below!