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Spinbrush Electric Toothbrush is Bad for Your Teeth

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“Spinbrush” toothbrushes can injure your mouth, face and chip your teeth — FDA . Parents, beware. The United States Food and Drug Administration has warned consumers to be cautious when using the battery-powered “Spinbrush,” saying it has received reports that parts of the toothbrushes have broken off during use and flown off at high speeds, chipping or breaking teeth, cutting gums, injuring faces and eyes, and presenting a choking hazard.

The agency issued a particular warning to parents of young children, saying the Spinbrush toothbrushes is being marketed to these children but poses risks of serious injuries.

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