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An Air-dried Toothbrush Is A Healthy Toothbrush, Raleigh

By September 5, 2014No Comments

An Air-dried Toothbrush Is A Healthy Toothbrush Raleigh

Today in our Cary dental blog we will highlight some of the simple things you can do with your toothbrush to keep your mouth as clean and healthy as possible.

One of the most important habits Raleigh residents can form is to always allow their toothbrush to completely air dry between uses. The best way to let the toothbrush air dry is by placing it in a toothbrush holder on the counter with the bristles pointing up. This method of storage is much better than sticking it away in a drawer, since it will take longer to dry in there.

Also, when you travel away from the Apex, Morrisville, or Holly Springs area, make sure your toothbrush is dry before you seal it away in a travel container.

A good strategy for Cary residents to make sure their toothbrush has ample time to dry is to buy two toothbrushes at your Raleigh drugstore. Then alternate between the two so each has time to fully dry out between uses.

And Raleigh dental patients should remember to replace their toothbrush (or toothbrushes) every 3 to 4 months, or sooner if they’ve had a cold!

Hi. I’m Dr. Allan Acton, a dentist in Cary. I want my patients to have the best oral health possible. At Cary Family Dental we offer the following services:

Kor whitening
Sedation dentistry
Dental crowns

We are currently accepting new Raleigh patients and the welcoming staff here would be happy to answer any questions you have about teeth whitening, veneers, bonding, or other cosmetic dentistry procedures.

Call or stop by today!

Allan Acton
Cary Family Dental
1149 Kildaire Farm Road
Cary, North Carolina 27511
(919) 371-0190

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