In the the Chinese used hog hairs to create the first bristle toothbrushes. Today, toothbrushes are made with soft nylon bristles. Check out this infographic from a cosmetic dentist in Chicago to learn more.
Orthodontic Fact Almost of patients that wore braces had to get them again after treatment because they failed to wear retainers as they were advised. "Two adults told me they didn't wear retainers now they are working on getting braces back"
About of US adults over age 65 have lost all their teeth. The majority of older adults have receding gum tissue. Periodontal disease and tooth decay are the leading causes of tooth loss in older US adults.