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As you may already know, brushing is important for your smile and oral health. This is why your dentist, Dr. Joseph Kayne, strongly encourages you to brush twice a day for two minutes each time. To help you know a little more about brushing and toothbrushes, our dental team is more than happy to share some fun toothbrush and brushing facts with you.

Fact No. 1: The average amount of time Americans brush their teeth in a lifetime totals out to be 38 days.

Fact No. 2: The original toothbrush was made with cow hairs. The good news is that we have improved and grown as a society and that is no longer the case. Toothbrushes are now made with nylon bristles.

Fact No. 3: The most popular toothbrush color is blue.

Fact No. 4: About 4 billion people use a mobile device. Only 3.5 billion people use a toothbrush.

Fact No. 5: The toothbrush was chosen the number one invention people can’t live without. This means it was chosen over all cars and cell phones!

Do you have any questions about brushing or toothbrushes in Provo, Utah? If so, please contact Rock Canyon Dental today at 801-373-6362 and talk to a member of our dental team. We are happy to give you the information you seek, especially if it helps you have a stronger and healthier smile!