Why you shouldn’t share your toothbrush


Why You Shouldn’t Share Your Toothbrush in Beverly Hills CA Area

Dental professionals and oral health experts are reeling over Sarah Silverman’s confession that she’s been sharing a toothbrush with her boyfriend, Rory Albanese, since the beginning of their relationship in late 2020. 

The 51-year-old comedienne announced on “The View” this week, “We’ve never not shared a toothbrush.”        

“Sarah Silverman’s brand is built on stirring controversy with shocking comments, and she accomplished her typical ‘Ewww! How, gross!’ with her revelation about her lack of oral hygiene, but even her most ardent fans are startled and shaking their heads over her comments,” claims an industry insider. “It’s actually irresponsible from a health standpoint.”

Beyond Hollywood, dentistry experts nationwide are concerned that Silverman is sending the wrong message to the public as she poohs the importance of maintaining good oral health.

Beverly Hills Periodontist Dr. Sanda Moldovan, an internationally renowned oral health expert and author of Heal Up!: Seven Ways to Faster Healing and Optimum Health, says, “This is a total no-no. We should never share our toothbrushes with our partner or anyone else! Not only can you pass on nasty bacteria, but also viruses such as colds, flu, herpes, Hepatitis C and HIV, and even periodontal disease.”

Another dentistry expert adds, “While it’s commonplace for stars like Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez to put on plenty of PDA these days, you can be sure that even Kourtney Kardashian keeps her toothbrush separate from her fiancé Travis Barker! It’s just the healthy thing to do,” 

Dr. Moldovan agrees, “To kiss somebody is not the same as transferring plaque and bacteria off someone else’s teeth and then brushing it on your own. Kissing shares saliva, brushing with the same toothbrush introduces bacteria and viruses into your bloodstream. The CDC has long advised of the health dangers of spreading germs with toothbrush sharing.

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“Also, the CDC has long maintained that individual toothbrushes should be replaced regularly, every three to four months, to ensure the effectiveness of clearing away plaque. Ms. Silverman admitted she’s been sharing her toothbrush with her boyfriend since 2020. I certainly hope she has been acquiring a new toothbrush at least every few months for her own health, as well as her boyfriend’s.”

Silverman defended her toothbrush sharing as no big deal to TV audiences, “Why is that so gross? We kiss each other where we pee!” Apparently, health experts would rather see her potty mouth reserved for talking and not brushing.

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Dr. Sanda Moldovan, Periodontist and Nutritionist

Dr. Sanda Moldovan, Periodontist and Nutritionist
Beverly Hills Dental Health and Wellness

An alumnus from the Ohio State University School of Dentistry and UCLA, Dr. Moldovan is an extremely skilled and board-certified professional who is internationally recognized as a speaker for her wealth of knowledge, charity work and contribution to society. In addition to being a certified nutritionist, she is also a published author and speaker. She introduced ORASANA® which is her own range of natural oral healthcare products.

Dr. Moldovan is an advocate of biological dentistry and uses her public recognition to educate people on the link between good oral care and general wellbeing.

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