In this small essay we will be looking at the interactive tool of the toothbrush. A toothbrush is a tool used in the upkeep of oral hygiene. It is usually used with mouthwash and toothpaste ("Toothbrush" 2018). Toothpaste and mouthwash are products used in this process of oral hygiene ("Toothbrush" 2018). In a sense it is solving the problem of poor dental hygiene.
Research has made it clear that brushing teeth helps create protection against teeth related ailments, such as cavities, gingivitis, or various gum diseases ("Toothbrush" 2018), as well as the decay of the actual tooth (Hunter 1865). It is mainly used to clean plague from the teeth, that if not treated can cause calcification ("Toothbrush" 2018). This supports the fact that he intended purpose of a toothbrush is to keep teeth and gums healthy and clean.
The history of the toothbrush is spans over thousands of years. It is known that toothbrush style tools existed as far back as…show more content… To begin with she picks up her brush from the cabinet and washes the brush, then shakes the brush dry. She then opened the toothpaste and administered a pea amount of toothpaste on her brush. She began to clean her teeth in a specific pattern, she began by brushing her left bottom teeth first, for around 100 strokes. She then continues to do the right-side bottom row teeth, then the top left and eventually the top right, in that order. Then specifically brushed the front of the teeth. Because she is right handed she had an emphasis of brushing her left-hand side teeth more than the right-hand side. This was because it seemed to be more comfortable with her hand in that orientation. She eventually finished off by spitting out the toothpaste, rinsing and then wiping her mouth. It should also be noted the patterns regarding the time that she brushes her teeth. She brushes her teeth after the third meal of the day just before she goes to