Where Did Toothbrushes Originate?

Have you ever wondered when and where toothbrushes were invented? Toothbrushes have an interesting history that goes back thousands of years. Dr. Gregory Stahr and our team are happy to share some toothbrush facts with you. Around 3500 BC, the Egyptians and Babylonians used a twig with a frayed end to clean their teeth. These toothsticks have been found in... read more »

Caring for Your Toothbrush for Healthy Teeth

You take care of brushing and flossing every day--but do you take care of your toothbrush? Your brushing will only be effective if you have effective tools. Here are some tips for taking care of your toothbrush. First, make sure your toothbrush is only used for your own teeth. Sharing toothbrushes is damaging to your oral health, as it spreads... read more »

Smile-Friendly Stocking Stuffers

Did you know that tooth decay affects 60-90% of teenagers and adults, according to the World Health Organization? Tooth decay is the most common disease among children in the U.S., according to the Academy of General Dentistry. However, the good news is that tooth decay is preventable with proper care and daily attention. Dr. Gregory Stahr at All Stahr Dental... read more »

Include These 7 Tooth-Friendly Foods for Thanksgiving

Are you familiar with heart-healthy foods? Have you heard of tooth-friendly foods? Most people know that taking care of your heart by eating healthy is good for you, but not so well known are foods that actually benefit your smile. This Thanksgiving, our All Stahr Dental PSC team in Lexington, Kentucky, Gregory Stahr have some tooth-friendly foods to help you celebrate... read more »