No. of Recommendations: 0
I've noticed that so many things are genetic. My wife is much more fastidious than me as a brusher, flosser, and getting her cleanings. She always has problems (multiple cavities, etc). Where as I haven't had a cavity in more than 10 years.

We have a bunch of kids and some of them seem to take after her (have a lot of problems) and some after me (relatively problem free).

I believe the 6 month cleaning interval was just the average that seemed to work OK. Some will need it more frequently and others won't notice a difference with annual cleanings.

Rob
Print the post  

Announcements

What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.