Tag: toothbrush

DeCare Dental and Gortskehy National School join forces in space

Gortskehy National School

DeCare Dental Insurance Ireland hosted the pupils of the local Gortskehy National School at its head office in Claremorris, Co. Mayo. This was to celebrate the company’s sponsorship of the school’s space balloon flight which was launched last summer…

Tips for choosing a child’s toothbrush

Tips for choosing a child's toothbrush

Why not make tooth-brushing time a fun time. There are so many brands of toothbrush available in many different colours, shapes and sizes; some even have musical timers to ensure correct length of brushing time…

Is it true, you shouldn’t brush your teeth immediately after drinking coffee?

Coffee

Yes, it is true. However, the problem is not with the coffee itself. It is the milk and sugar in the coffee which can be metabolised by bacteria in your mouth into acid.The acid causes the outside layer of enamel (hard white material on the…

The First Toothbrush?

Toothbrush

Current thinking is that the first people to use a toothbrush were the Hindus of India, who used the end of a fresh twig, which was frayed in to fibers, in 4000 B.C. The first toothbrush, as we know it today, was invented in…