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The more you know about toothbrushes, the better. In fact, the more you know, the better chance you have of using the right toothbrush to clean your smile. If you use the wrong toothbrush, then you could harm your teeth and gums. So, our dentist, Dr. Shue Her, encourages you to test your toothbrush knowledge today (and maybe even learn something new) by taking the following toothbrush quiz:

1. True or False: There are many differences between hard and soft-bristled toothbrushes.
A. True
B. False

2. True or False: It’s best to use a hard-bristled toothbrush.
A. True
B. False

3. True or False: Hard-bristled toothbrushes can wear down the tooth enamel and irritate the gums.
A. True
B. False

4. True or False: When brushing children’s teeth, it’s best to use a hard-bristled toothbrush that is child sized.
A. True
B. False

5. True or False: You should cover the entire toothbrush head with toothpaste before brushing.
A. True
B. False
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ANSWERS

1. A
2. B (It’s best to use a soft-bristled toothbrush)
3. A
4. B (It’s best to use a child-sized, soft-bristled toothbrush)
5. B (You should only use a pea-sized amount of toothpaste)

Do you have any questions about toothbrushes in Gainesville, Georgia? If so, please contact Lifetime Dental, PC when you have the chance. Our dental team is here to help you in any way we can, so please dial 770-536-6688 now. We look forward to hearing from you!