ACD in the Press! – (again)

Dr. Cook was featured on Bustle yesterday in a story detailing some dangerous hygiene habits.  Are you guilty of any of these habits? Read along here, and scroll down to #4 to read Dr. Cook’s tidbit:

  1. Aggressive Tooth Brushing

“Aggressive tooth brushing, especially coupled with an abrasive toothpaste, like most whitening toothpastes, can wear away gum and tooth structure, leading to various dental problems,” says dentist Dr. Steven D. Cook over email. “Many people don’t know that they are brushing too hard, potentially causing irreversible damage to their teeth by brushing away the enamel. It can also cause the gums to recede.