When to Give Your Toothbrush the Brush Off

The Carmichael dentists at the Marconi Dental Group would recommend that you give this toothbrush the brush off.

Under which circumstances would it be time for a new toothbrush? Someone used it to scrub the faucet. The bristles look like they’ve seen better days. It got dropped in the toilet. Your toothbrush is more than 3 months old. All of the above. If you guessed number 5, you are right! Here are some […]

100 Years of Dental Hygiene

The Carmichael dentists at the Marconi Dental Group celebrate their dental hygienists.

The hygienist is amazing!” — A happy Marconi Dental Group patient The American Dental Hygienists’ Association is celebrating 100 Years of Dental Hygiene in 2013. The first dental hygienists were trained by Dr. Alfred Fones, a dentist in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Dr. Fones trained his assistant, Irene Newman, to care for routine dental cleanings. Realizing the […]