FDA Consumer Health Information - Toothbrush Can Chip Teeth and Cause Choking
SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When using your electric toothbrush, you don't expect parts of the device to pop off and chip your tooth, fly into your eyes or get stuck in your throat.
But that's exactly what has happened to some users of the battery-powered Arm & Hammer Spinbrush — or the Crest Spinbrush, as it was called before 2009.
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SOURCE U.S. Food and Drug Administration
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