Proper dental care is an important part of maintaining healthy teeth. Dentists usually recommend that people brush their teeth twice a day, floss daily, and see their dentist at least twice a year for a cleaning. They also often suggest that patients use the newer, electric toothbrushes. Since the first nylon toothbrush fitted with a plastic handle was introduced in the late 1930′s, it has been the most widely-used toothbrush. But with the latest technology, electric toothbrushes are able to give people a deeper clean.
For some people, even the latest toothbrush and these preventative dental hygiene measures do not always prevent tooth decay, periodontal diseases, or tooth loss. For patients under the age of 35, tooth loss is often accredited to accidents, athletic trauma, or fights. For others, food choices