Electric Toothbrushes Dangerous?

A government warning says electric toothbrushes might do more harm than good.
1:53 | 02/17/12

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And it turned out to a major consumer warning about electric toothbrushes and how they could literally come apart in your mouth while you're brushing. ABC's -- nine in his contract in the latest on this. There -- part of the world hygiene rituals across America. Moves to 7% more class and an annual breast. But this morning in new warning they may also remove some of your teeth. The FDA warns -- battery powered Armand Hammer spin brush. Once called the -- been -- can be hazardous. Parts of the toothbrush broke off during use and were released into the mouth with great speed. Content chipped or broken teeth cuts to the mouth and guns swallowing and choking on broken pieces injury to the face denies. -- -- been brushes don't have removable heads but the FDA cites reports of batteries leaving burns. And bristles coming off the -- And sticking to children's council's. Church & Dwight company who make the brush is offered this recommendation extended usage boost parts or excessive -- could lead to brush had breakage. The morning might lead some to go back to the good old fashioned way of brushing problem battering I don't need all -- For Good Morning America arena nine and ABC news Washington.

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