Canadian Oral-B Triumph Giveaway!

by Angela (Oh She Glows) on November 30, 2009

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I am loving warm lunches more and more as the weather gets colder!

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I whipped up a ‘5 minute’ stir-fry for lunch:

  • 1 zucchini
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup chickpeas
  • PC Sun-dried tomato seasoning (LBD!)
  • red wine vinegar + EVOO

On the side I had a high protein pita by Pita Gourmet smeared with tomato paste (hello, lycopene!!!).

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With a Naval orange. The sticker was promptly placed somewhere for Eric to find. ;)

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Snack was a Present Glo Bar. Officially my fav. kind. You can quote me on that.

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I also rocked the festive Candy Cane Lane Green Tea by Celestial Seasonings. I just couldn’t wait until Dec 1st!!!

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So fresh and minty!

fitness

I had an awesome workout today:

  • 40 min. treadmill hill workout (speed 4.0, incline 10%)

I am always asked if I do the full time at that speed and incline and the answer is yes, unless I note otherwise. It’s tough! I usually do 15% incline, but I have been switching it up a bit lately to work other muscles.

I also rocked out Whittle My Middle.

My abs are feeling SO tight. I honestly am loving this challenge, even though I curse like a trucker when I do it…hahaha. You think I’m joking but I’m not. ;)

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Canadian Oral-B Triumph Giveaway!

I was delighted when Oral-B contacted me to review the Oral-B Triumph on Oh She Glows. I have always wanted to try out an electric toothbrush, but I never wanted to commit to one without knowing if it would work. I didn’t want to review it without also being able to give one away, so I was delighted when Oral-B agreed to do a contest giveaway on OSG!

20091024134929_oral-b-triumph-smart-guide Now you know me, I typically don’t gush over products unless I really love them, but I am absolutely smitten with this electric toothbrush!

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The Triumph works so well that I feel like I am walking out of the dentist’s office every time I use it. It removed my plaque after just 2 uses and made my teeth so smooth. It is a great tool for me since I have had to decrease my dental visits when my insurance cut out. I feel like this toothbrush will make the difference between visits.

The timer is brilliant. Absolutely brilliant. I admit, I was guilty for ‘speed brushing’ my teeth. I am often so tired I won’t put the time in, however since using the Triumph, I have brushed my teeth for a full 2 minutes, twice daily. I consider this a miracle because I am lazy. ;)

The timer guides you through each section (30 seconds in each quadrant) and then you are rewarded with a smiley face after 2 minutes. Maybe I am secretly a 7 year old hiding in an adult’s body, but this just makes my day!!

For a chance to win an Oral-B Triumph (suggested retail price $179.99):

  • Leave a comment telling me something about your teeth. Do you like the dentist? Do you go at regular intervals? Do you floss? Do you need a tool like this to give you a kick in the butt like me? :)

Rules: Contest open to Canadian residents only. Contest closes Thursday Dec. 3rd at noon EST. Please leave a valid email address.

Goodluck!

Don’t worry US residents, there is an exclusive US contest coming up on OSG this week! Think YOGA!

Tomorrow is the last day to enter the Glo bar giveaways! Click here for the US giveaway (free account sign up required) and click here for the CAD giveaway.

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Katrina M November 30, 2009 at 7:07 pm

i have had an electric toothbrush for about a year now and i COMPLETELY love it!!! it really is amazing the difference it makes, and you’re right, it feels fresh-from-the-dentist clean every time you brush!! now if i could just get better about flossing more regularly…. :) hehe. i actually had a dentist tell me if you only have time to brush OR floss, flossing is more important!! go figure!!

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Dee November 30, 2009 at 10:57 pm

When not flossing as part of a dental routine, something just doesn’t feel right…like putting your socks on over your shoes!

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Adam December 1, 2009 at 12:13 pm

My step-mother is a dentist, and she had given me an electric toothbrush to tryout. I loved it and used it for 2 months until it unfortunately met her dog Molly. :)

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Angie MacEachern December 2, 2009 at 2:04 am

I definately go to the dentist regulary, sometimes I go more than I think is really necessary and undergo laser for my gigivitis. This toothbruh would kick me in the butt to get it right for sure.
Flossing, I am a lot better than I was growing up, I am not sure my parents knew about floss. Mind you neither one of them have their own teeth. YIKES!!! (sorry if this gross’ you out) How things change.

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Kayzilla November 30, 2009 at 7:12 pm

Well, I was considering not boiling up my chickpeas tonight due to laziness, but after this post, I am SO going to make them. -drool-

I haven’t been to the dentist in YEARS, to be honest. I’m an avid brusher, but I spent my pre-teen and early teen years brushing on-and-off, and thus, I have 2 cavities that we can’t afford to have filled yet. :( I like my teeth though, I probably need a tooth pulled here or there and a little whitening, I still got a cute smile because of them. I use one of ’em regular tooth brushes these days because my old electric one kept dying on me!

…The smiley face makes me want it so bad. So. So. Bad. XD

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Michelle November 30, 2009 at 7:18 pm

I try to go to the dentist regularly ( mostly when I am in dire need of a new toothbrush ;) what! I am a student in debt :P ) but I absolutely FAIL at flossing and having an Oral B Triumph would definitely make brushing/flossing a more than regular occurrence!

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Jen B November 30, 2009 at 7:20 pm

I’ve never used an electric toothbrush. I always had great teeth as kid/adolescent until my eating disorder. Now I have no enamel and my teeth or so yellow and spotty. So another thing to motivate you to eat better: your teeth will forever be destroyed if you don’t!

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SarahF November 30, 2009 at 7:22 pm

I love the dentist! As a kid when we would go to the dentist, we’d get to miss class and my mom would take us for crepes after (they were beside our dentists). I still crave crepes after going to the dentist. I use to have an electric toothbrush-but it was a cheapy and somewhere along the way I broke it so now I’m back to just using a regular toothbrush :( I would LOVE to win-I always enter giveaways but never have any luck with actually winning!

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Erin November 30, 2009 at 7:25 pm

I absolutely hate the dentist! When I was younger, I had quite a few cavities so the dentist was always assoicated with fear for me I guess :P I take good care of my teeth now (cavity free!), but I definitely do the speed-brush more often than I should.

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Anais November 30, 2009 at 7:25 pm

There’s a timer?? That’s awesome!

The dentist always gushes over how nice my teeth are, and somehow that’s translated into me thinking I didn’t need to floss. Let me tell you, I totally got off cloud 9 when the hygienist was like “um, you need to start flossing, stat”. I’ve been flossing quasi-daily ever since (hey, it takes a while for new habits to sink in! :P)

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Jaclyn November 30, 2009 at 7:28 pm

I would love a new toothbrush! I have been plagued by dental problems my whole life, fillings, root canals, you name it I’ve had it. But like you I didn’t want to shell out for an expensive toothbrush when I’m not sure it’ll be worth it. This sounds like the perfect thing for me.

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Marian November 30, 2009 at 7:29 pm

My first dentist visit involved me being carried in kicking and screaming. Not good. But now I go regularly for cleanings and have actually been flossing daily for the past 2 weeks! It’s *almost* routine. :)

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Kt November 30, 2009 at 7:30 pm

ooooh electric toothbrush! that would motivate me to take better care of my teeth, I’m horrible at flossing :)

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Pam November 30, 2009 at 7:30 pm

Yumm!

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Christina November 30, 2009 at 7:31 pm

I love the ‘dentist clean’ feeling and would love a super fab brush to help me out at home… I sometimes wish I could go to the dentist once a week just to get extra clean!

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Bec November 30, 2009 at 7:33 pm

I actually like going to the dentist, he is a good friend of my parents and my high school boyfriend’s dad so its our chance to catch up and talking about skiing and life!

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Heather November 30, 2009 at 7:36 pm

I hate the dentist. I still go, but I just can’t stand it. I try to floss every day but I have a hard time remembering.

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Jessica November 30, 2009 at 7:37 pm

Not a big fan of the dentist. Like you, I don’t have coverage right now, so I haven’t been in a while. It makes me feel guilty, but as soon as I get married (May), I will be covered under my future husband’s plan. I can’t wait to get my teeth checked out…I don’t like the process, but it’s worth it for the feeling afterwards!

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Callie November 30, 2009 at 7:40 pm

I love my dentist so much. I moved away 2 years ago and have actually drove 6 hours to visit my family and to go to my dentist appointments.I try so hard not to be lazy at night when it comes time to brush my teeth but my tiredness gets the better of my way too often.I use to have an electric toothbrush and my teeth always felt like I had just came from the dentist.This much fancier one would great to try.

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Leah November 30, 2009 at 7:40 pm

I hate going to the dentist! Ive never had a cavity in my life, and they still tell me Im doing something wrong. I had issues with my teeth being sensitive for a long time. So now Im beyond careful to take good care of them. I floss, brush, and use mouthwash every single night before bed. The whole routine takes forever, but its so worth it!!

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Ingunn November 30, 2009 at 7:41 pm

That’s my favorite tea as well! Last year I couldn’t bear the thought of giving it up until next Christmas, so I bought 15 packs of it so I could drink it year-round. Moahaha.

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Ali November 30, 2009 at 7:44 pm

I’m guilty for not going to the dentist as often as I should :( I’d love to try this fancy -schmancy toothbrush!!

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Gillian November 30, 2009 at 7:44 pm

I’ve been making lots of quick and easy stir fries too!

I need a toothbrush like this. With all the moving I’ve been doing I have not been to the dentist in yeeaars. I do my best to maintain my pearly whites but they need a little TLC!!!

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Lynda November 30, 2009 at 7:47 pm

Hi Angela,

I would love to win the toothbrush. My three pregnancys were extremely hard on my teeth. I lost all of my top teeth after my third pregnancy and because my husband is self employed we never had coverage to get them fixed. When I was 23 I had them removed and a top plate put in. I am terrified of the dentist so I take care of my bottom teeth the best I can.

I am so embarassed about my teeth and none of my friends are aware that I have top dentures. I would be forever grateful to win this amazing prize.

Thank you.

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[email protected] the doctor takes a wife November 30, 2009 at 7:48 pm

My husband is a dentist and LOVES this toothbrush… he actually gave me one for Valentine’s Day a couple of years ago. Love love love.

He recommends using it with the Crest Pro Health System (Mouthwash and toothpaste), if you want the professional opinion :)

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Laura November 30, 2009 at 7:52 pm

i would actually like to win this for by fiance, who absolutely refuses to go to the dentist and even needs encouragement to brush his teeth twice a day!

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Tina November 30, 2009 at 7:53 pm

I would love to try this toothbrush!! I have never once had a cavity but am starting to worry about my teeth more now that I am a coffee and wine drinker! I think this would help me feel comfortable about my dental health! Great giveaway :)

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Jen November 30, 2009 at 7:53 pm

I love going to the dentist; I can’t recall a time in my life when I feared the gloves, the tools or the really awesome recliner chair. I have been very lucky and have always had very gentle and caring dentists….oh, a regular visits probably prevented dental problems that may have created fear. My current dentist has told me that I have very boring teeth since there really isn’t anything wrong with them except that I appear to take out all my stress while wielding a toothbrush. I will be the first to admit that I am an aggressive brusher….never was an aggressive athlete but put a tooth brush in my hand and its like road rage on my teeth. I am the cause of my only dental flaws…this aggression needs to stop before it causes self-induced gum recession. My dentist actually recommended the Oral B Triumph but I can’t justify the expense on my student budget. I appreciated the review and may actually add it to my Christmas/bday list (my bday falls around christmas so I get a lot of combo gifts).

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Jessica @ How Sweet It Is November 30, 2009 at 7:56 pm

I wish I was Canadian right about now.

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lora November 30, 2009 at 7:58 pm

omg awesome giveaway!! i am a flossing addict! twice a day :)

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suzanne November 30, 2009 at 8:02 pm

While growning up in England i have to say i was terrified of the dentist. Their policy is if it’s going to take too long to fix just pull it :(
I absolutely love my dentist now :) She absolutely makes me look forward to going to the dentist!
She has been instrumental on getting me to floss properly and how to brush the right way.
An electric toothbrush? I’d love one!!

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Lindsay November 30, 2009 at 8:05 pm

I’d love a fancy tootbrush! I have flossed every day religiously, ever since i started paying my own dental bills :(

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kArLy November 30, 2009 at 8:06 pm

I had an electric toothbrush quite a few years ago and never replaced it when it died. I really should have, I loved it! I would brush my teeth so much more with it. It made my teeth feel smooth and great! I would love to win this giveaway!

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soup November 30, 2009 at 8:11 pm

I fear the dentist so I don’t go as often as I should. I hate flossing but I do it . I use those kiddy flossers with the character on the handle.
P/s YEY for Canadian only contests. LOL i usually get excited when a contest says open to US and Canada but this is even better .

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Breanne November 30, 2009 at 8:14 pm

I can definitely say that I really need a product like this to kick my butt into gear in terms of brushing my teeth! I am so lazy at night time that I often find that I can’t be bothered to spend much time brushing my teeth…not good! I’d LOVE this toothbrush!

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Leigh November 30, 2009 at 8:21 pm

I am absolutely petrified of the dentist! Although I have never had a root canal or terrible things like that, I hate it! Maybe a nice tooth brush would keep the dentist away!

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Madeline November 30, 2009 at 8:28 pm

Can’t say I love going to the dentist, but I do love smooth, clean, white teeth!

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Danielle November 30, 2009 at 8:31 pm

I don’t mind going to the dentist. I am the only person in my immediate family with nice teeth…my mom has had braces, my brother had braces, and my dad has a zillion cavities. Mine have been effortless so far!

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Jennifer November 30, 2009 at 8:34 pm

I’m not a fan of the dentist and I’ll admit that I didn’t go for a few years, but now I’m back to regular cleanings and check-ups.

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Abby (Abbys Vegan Eats) November 30, 2009 at 8:43 pm

After NOT having dental insurance for 3 yrs, visiting the dentist was the FIRST thing I did when I got a “real” job. My teeth appear very white and whatnot when I smile.. I open up, yeah, different story. I have weak teeth and had to have a few pulled leaving some lovely gaps. SOO attractive for a 26 yr old?!! Hope this is not TMI. lol :) I would love a new brush!

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Hayley November 30, 2009 at 8:54 pm

Such great timing! An electric toothbrush is on my Christmas list! I never used to take proper care of my teeth until a dentist visit several years ago revealed I had 12 cavities. I kid you not. Anyways, that was just the ticket to get me to brush 2x and floss daily. I wasn’t gifted genetically with good teeth and think an Oral B electric toothbrush will go a long way in maintaining good oral health.

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Shannon November 30, 2009 at 8:54 pm

Wow. Awesome. I am not a fan of the dentist even tho I have never had a cavity. I brush too hard so it doesn’t feel the best to have the dentist poking at my gums. :)

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Tegan November 30, 2009 at 8:56 pm

I retired my old electric toothbrush last year. I need another!

Fun fact- I have never had a cavity.

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Cat November 30, 2009 at 8:56 pm

I have never even had a cavity!! Although, I had almost $5000 worth of braces and head gear…..

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Allison November 30, 2009 at 8:58 pm

Oh you picked something close to my heart:) This IS a great toothbrush – dentist approved!

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Becky November 30, 2009 at 8:59 pm

I try very hard to take care of my teeth. Went 18 years without a cavity! Got a tiny one due to 5 years of braces and my inability to reach the spot! Darn it! But I love going to the dentist. After so much money was spent on braces…I feel it’s super important to keep them clean and healthy. And a toothbrush like that would definitely do that haha!

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Carolyn November 30, 2009 at 9:08 pm

I grew up without a dental plan, and therefore have always felt badly about my teeth. They are crooked and braces are out of the question – my only recourse is to keep them white and healthy!! My electric toothbrush didn’t make it in my last move, and I would LOVE to have this on to replace it.

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Angi November 30, 2009 at 9:14 pm

I have always wanted one, but the price has always been a factor, when I wasn’t sure how it would work. It’s good to hear a review.

I have trouble with recedding gums, boo! I apparently brush too hard, so I think this would help!

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Jocelyn November 30, 2009 at 9:24 pm

oooo I would LOVE to try an electric toothbrush.

I’ll tell ya something about my teeth!…I had braces for almost 5 years. It was too long and they always hurt when they had to tighten them. I might even need to get braces again because…turns out my teeth like to move (even with a retainer!) Boo.

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Emily November 30, 2009 at 9:25 pm

I love that my teeth have always been a pretty white colour. I get a lot of compliments on them and I actually have never minded the dentist. However, I’m horrible about flossing. :(

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Jessica November 30, 2009 at 9:27 pm

As a matter of fact I have a dentist appointment on Thursday at 1pm. I haven’t been in…well I’m waaaaaay past due anyway. I always brush, and usually floss. I am definitely guilty of speed brushing sometimes (especially at night when I’m EXHAUSTED).

Eeek also gotta get these wisdom teeth out!

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Rose November 30, 2009 at 9:28 pm

What a delicious dish! I’m saving this recipe for sure!

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Allison (Eat Clean Live Green) November 30, 2009 at 9:29 pm

I definitely should floss more often :)

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Lesley November 30, 2009 at 9:36 pm

I need to find a new dentist in Toronto! I do floss every day though…and brush my teeth after lunch at work, even though no one else seems to!

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Daniel November 30, 2009 at 9:37 pm

I go to the dentist twice a year and he always complains that I don’t floss enough. I like the idea of the timer since I’m sure I don’t brush for 2 minutes exactly. The happy face is the icing on the cake!

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Eliana >^..^ November 30, 2009 at 9:51 pm

Argh..I wish this was open to US residents, I would love to have that timer (and the toothbrush, ofcrouse) LOL I am SUCH a kid. ;O)
I love flossing.

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jess November 30, 2009 at 9:55 pm

I would love an electric toothbrush!!
my parents both have one and love it…it’s just not one of those things that you wanna ask for for a bday or xmas present

i definitely do not floss my teeth as much as i should…but i’m working on it

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Susan November 30, 2009 at 9:58 pm

Oooh! I’ve heard other great things about this toothbrush!! My wisdom teeth are growing in right now, and I need a toothbrush that will give them a good clean ;)

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Sarah November 30, 2009 at 9:58 pm

I have an electric toothbrush and could not live without it. I have been doing whittle my middle and was very sore the first few days but now anymore. Any suggestions? I do feel much tighter…after having a baby a year ago I thought I’d never be the same and I’m starting to feel much better.

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Amanda November 30, 2009 at 10:05 pm

Ugh I am ashamed to say that I probably floss once a week when I remember, and I usually only brush my teeth once a day – at night, because I am always in a rush in the morning! Maybe a fun new toothbrush will inspire me!?

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Jen November 30, 2009 at 10:05 pm

I am embarrassed to admit that we’ve fallen off the dental bandwagon in my house. We used to go religiously every six months (which, despite regular flossing & brushing, almost always resulted in at least one cavity for me) but we haven’t been in more than a year now. I try to brush (with a Spinbrush) for as long as I can twice a day, but my flossing habits are shameful and I’m sure I’ve got another cavity festering somewhere in my mouth :( Getting back on to regular dental visits is already high on my 2010 to-do list. We don’t have insurance either, but the money spent for regular cleanings + putting in a bit of effort at home is definitely worth it if it means we aren’t shelling out hundreds of dollars on extra x-rays and fillings!

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Ella November 30, 2009 at 10:07 pm

I go through good and bad periods with the flossing. Usually right before and right after trips to the dentist is when I am good about it.

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Eva November 30, 2009 at 10:07 pm

My teeth are in decent shape but I am definitely guilty of not brushing long enough! It is so boring!

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Cheryl November 30, 2009 at 10:11 pm

I am guilty of the speed brushing as well, a timer would be a very handy tool to have! I don’t love going to the dentist but I do love how my teeth feel right after they have been cleaned, all smooth and shiny!! Love it!

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Amanda November 30, 2009 at 10:13 pm

oops i’m from the us!! disregard me for the contest :)

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Allison November 30, 2009 at 10:14 pm

Oo contest, i never win at these things, but it is worth a try.

I am pretty much terrified of dentists. All i can remember is the one time my dentist yelled at me, never went back to him!
I floss a few times per week, but i still think an electric one would give me a good swift kick in the butt to brush and floss more. Plus that timer, no rushing when you got a timer! Can’t cheat anymore. thats nifty i love it.

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Christina November 30, 2009 at 10:33 pm

I go the dentist quite regularly…I had braces growing up..for 2 and a half years! So I really try to take good care of my teeth now :)

Great contest!

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Nadia November 30, 2009 at 10:36 pm

My teeth are… very straight! At 19, I finally decided to get braces – I didn’t have ‘bad’ teeth, but enough that it did bother me. I figured now or never. I wore them for just over a year.

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Lisa M November 30, 2009 at 10:43 pm

I only had three wisdom teeth! I had them taken out a few years ago and there were two on the top but only one bottom. Thank goodness as the bottoms are the tough ones to get out!
Good luck to everyone!

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Sara November 30, 2009 at 10:44 pm

Hmm – a fun fact – I had my wisdom teeth pulled last December (the 5th to be exact) and the left-side of my tongue is STILL frozen!! Apparently the feeling may never come back!!

I have been REALLY wanting the Oral B Triumph but just can’t spend the $$ on it right now…. to win it would be AH-mazing!! :)

Lastly …. Isn’t the Candy Cane Lane tea the best?

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Erinn November 30, 2009 at 10:55 pm

I have really straight, nice teeth but I’m scared of the dentist so I’m pretty sure they’re all going to fall out at some point.

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Debbie November 30, 2009 at 10:56 pm

I do floss my teeth everyday, and I brush them twice a day..at least. Sometimes I get anal and brush after eating! I have a regular check-up every six months. I hate the awful taste in my mouth afterwards, so I guess I don’t look too forward to those appointments!

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Lindsay November 30, 2009 at 11:03 pm

I hate the dentist, had horrible nightmares about dental visits as a kid! I have had braces and my wisdom teeth out. Did I mention how I hate going to the dentist?!!

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Gina G November 30, 2009 at 11:07 pm

I am a very big flosser and brusher =)

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Amanda November 30, 2009 at 11:14 pm

I have that exact toothbrush!!! It is the best thing EVER!!! Well that and my water pic : )

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Roxanne November 30, 2009 at 11:17 pm

I floss about 5 times a day. I can’t concentrate on anything if I don’t floss after eating. That’s one of the many reasons why I like smoothies ;)

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Meg @ Be Fit Be Full November 30, 2009 at 11:17 pm

I sort of have to like my dentist… he’s my father-in-law :) Which means I should keep my teeth in tip top shape! Especially since my mother-in-law is also a dental hygenist. What was I thinking?! I absolutely hate flossing…

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Jolene November 30, 2009 at 11:17 pm

My teeth are a little crooked, but I like them that way :-) A boy once told me that he loved my “imperfect teeth.” I brush a lot, but have never used a fancy toothbrush like that!

I am Canadian, and my email address is:

[email protected]

Jolene

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Andrea November 30, 2009 at 11:25 pm

I love the dentist, but it’s been a while since I’ve been! :( I will admit though, I’m not a flosser, and I could really use something like this to make me like brushing just a little bit more! :)

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Kris November 30, 2009 at 11:26 pm

WOW!!! Awesome giveaway :)

I am a very aggressive brusher and a lazy flosser. I get in trouble every time I go to the dentist and I always promise to change my bad behaviour…..My intensions are good ;)

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cait November 30, 2009 at 11:26 pm

When I was 6 years old I got my teeth SHAVED…yes shaved! Just thinking about it makes me shudder. Apparently the dentist thought if he shaved my baby teeth then there would be room for my new teeth to come in. I guess it worked seeing as I never needed braces, but it was a terrible experience.

Cait

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Emma November 30, 2009 at 11:27 pm

My dentist always compliments me on my flossing even though I have never flossed once! Lucky, I think!

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Jessica @ Dairy Free Betty November 30, 2009 at 11:27 pm

Love this give away. I very much dislike dentists, after breaking my front tooth x2 and getting my wisdom teeth RIPPED from my head…. They are not my favorite!!

But I love brushing!!

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Carme November 30, 2009 at 11:37 pm

AAaahhh! I love going to my dentist but my orthodontist always tells (SHOWS) me how to brush my teeth properly, and I always seem to not get it right! But 4 minues aday will keep the dentist away!

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Nikki T November 30, 2009 at 11:48 pm

I could TOTALLY use a toothbrushing kick in the butt like you needed! I’m pretty much certain that I’m guilty of speed brushing too and the Husband gives me grief about it!
I recently challenged myself to floss for 21 days straight to see if it became a habit…I will admit I floss more than I used to, however I still somehow manage to ‘forget’ some nights :S
I would LOVE to test out this toothbrush!

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healthy ashley November 30, 2009 at 11:57 pm

More and more I’m craving warm lunches, too! There’s nothing like comforting food sometimes :)

Nice job with the workout! I want a treadmill in my house so badly!!

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Monica December 1, 2009 at 12:16 am

Teeth… what a subject. Taking care of your teeth is very important. Brushing, flossing, eating the right foods, etc, it all contributes. I love brushing my teeth because it leaves a refreshed, healthy feeling in my mouth (which helps fight cravings too). The only thing I don’t do enough is flossing, eek! Amazing review!

Fabulous job on ‘Wittle my Middle’ today :) You are going to have rockin’ ab’s (if you don’t already)!

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Kenny K December 1, 2009 at 12:19 am

HI!

My teeth love flossing attention and mouth wash attention. They actually adore all of the attention they can get since I too have to pay my own dental bills and cannot get to the dentist as often as I would like!!

:D <— insert toothy smile here!!

Thanks for the chance at the Oral B Triumph!!!

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K December 1, 2009 at 12:19 am

Haha, I used to love going to the dentist (what a weirdo! ;)) I remember one share and tell type thing we did in school when I was in maybe first or second grade and the other kids had to guess what we had done on the weekend. Everybody was guessing things like ‘went to the zoo’ and I was ‘nope, I got to go to the dentist! *big grin*’ I’m sure they were all less than impressed!
-K

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Dale December 1, 2009 at 12:21 am

As I currently follow a pretty strict regime of floss, mouth wash, brush, repeat – this addition of a pretty sweeeeeet Oral B toothbrush would be fannntastic!! :)

… Unfortunately the dentist appointments have become more frequent as I age… And I thought my teeth were invincable!!

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Jil December 1, 2009 at 12:22 am

I completely love my electric toothbrush!! so I understand your love for it! I also have an Oral-B, though not the kind you’re giving away, but I love it! It pulses at the 2 minute mark so you know you’ve brushed long enough!

Also, that lunch looks phenomenal!!!

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Kelly December 1, 2009 at 12:33 am

I would be sad that this is a Canada only giveaway, but I already have a Oral-B Triumph…freaking love that thing. Funny, it was my first “splurge” when I started working full time after college. I love the little pulsing when its time to switch quadrants and I totally understand the love of the smiley face.

Now what is it about this yoga related giveaway? I’ll be watching, I really need a new mat!!

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Nicole December 1, 2009 at 12:34 am

Ang!

I am in dying need of this little mr.:( lets just say I havnt had the time or money to visit the dentist and its been almost a year… embarassing and sad considering i used to go every 6 months! anywho I would love this toothbrush, it would save me from having to ask for a flipping dentist tool for christmas haha.

otherwise i like my teeth, theyre pwetty;)

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Sarah December 1, 2009 at 12:39 am

Hi Angela!
I have always been really good at going to the dentist every six months but since I have moved to Canada (i’m from the UK) and don’t have medical insurance yet there have been some much bigger gaps! I’m going home in Jan for a visit to my friends, family and the dentist. Needless to say I’d love an electric toothbrush to keep my pearly whites beautiful =)

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grace December 1, 2009 at 1:15 am

I try to go to the dentist regularly, but I sometimes forget :D

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Nina December 1, 2009 at 1:24 am

Hi Angela,

I would love to win this toothbrush. I’ve heard a lot of good things about it, but it’s a way too expensive for me right now.

I had to spend just under 2 grand to get my teeth fixed last month (a root canal and lots of fillings). For someone unemployed and no insurance it’s a good chunk of change, let me tell ya.
I had a huge fear of dentists and didn’t go for almost 10 years. I know, it’s embarrassing. :( But then one day I was struck with the most horrible tooth ache and had no choice but to face my fear. And I’m glad I did. Ever since then I’ve been taking excellent care of my teeth and will try to go to the dentist at least once a year now. I’ve learned my lesson. :)

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Shelly December 1, 2009 at 2:24 am

Having one of these would probably make my dentist happy…and me too! I wouldn’t get a lecture anymore about taking better care of my teeth. I brush but am really bad at flossing consistently. This tooth brush would my mouth so fresh and so clean. LOL I should start flossing more, I would luv to have all original teeth in my head when I’m an old granny :)

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Hillary December 1, 2009 at 2:27 am

Candy Cane Lane Green Tea is a-mazing!

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Caroline December 1, 2009 at 2:35 am

Hum… I’ve never had problem to visit the dentist because my teeths were always perfect. :) I would be really pleased to try this powerfull tooth brush!! :)

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Lisa December 1, 2009 at 2:40 am

I love the idea of this brush. We’re always looking for new and creative ways to get our kids to enjoy brushing and I think that smiley face would really inspire!

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Theresa December 1, 2009 at 4:00 am

I haven’t been to the dentist in FAR too long, so I’m exxxxtra careful with my dental care. I’ve always wanted to try an electric toothbrush but could never justify the expense. That timer is a wicked idea.

When we were kids my Mom would sit with us while we brushed our teeth, she had a song she sung (in German) and once the song was over we’d brushed our teeth long enough. I admit, I still sing the song (but just in my head!)

Crossing my fingers!!!

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Anou December 1, 2009 at 8:26 am

I’ve been better about going to the dentist regularly. However, I am bad at flossing :(.

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Pauline December 1, 2009 at 8:43 am

I could definitely use this brush! I admit I’m super lazy with flossing and I have braces too so I really should take better care of my teeth!

Thanks for the giveaway too!!

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Diana December 1, 2009 at 8:45 am

I didn’t mind the dentist at all when I was little. He had bubblegum flouride that I liked. Who enjoys flouride?! ;)

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kristen December 1, 2009 at 8:56 am

My dentist looks more like what you’d think a plastic surgeon looks like than a dentist, so I always look forward to seeing her outfit…which takes my mind off the fact that she might inflict pain. Although I floss and brush regularly, I’d love an electric toothbrush so that I could have that “just from the dentist” feeling of clean teeth.

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Paige @ Running Around Normal December 1, 2009 at 8:59 am

Your lunch looks wonderful! I need to find those high protein pitas! Where do you get them? Are they a Canadian only thing?

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Jessica December 1, 2009 at 9:23 am

I just went to the dentist on Friday, so it’d be nice to keep the super clean feeling.

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Laura December 1, 2009 at 9:24 am

I hate the dentist! My hygenist always seems to talk to me like I am 8 years old and chastises me for not flossing daily ( I do it ever 2nd day, which I think it not terrible!). Maybe I just need a new dentist….

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Lainey December 1, 2009 at 9:28 am

I would love an electric toothbrush! I don’t mind going to the dentist. I go twice a year. When I was younger, I had to have some teeth pulled and I always enjoyed the “laughing gas” they gave me!

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Sarah December 1, 2009 at 9:33 am

I hate the dentist. I’ve always had less than perfect teeth, so my childhood memories of the dentist are less than pleasant. I’m still prone to cavities as an adult, so I’m still not a fan! I’m a poor flosser, I have to admit, but I bet that fancy toothbrush would help me out!!

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Carla December 1, 2009 at 9:34 am

I’m not a regular flosser and my dentist can totally tell… even though I tell him that I floss everyday and I don’t why my gums bleed when I my teeth are flossed at his office!… guilty! :)

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Diana December 1, 2009 at 9:37 am

I go through toothbrushes like water! I brush too hard and ruin most brushes fairly quickly. I have found that electric brushes help me ease up a bit!
Diana

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Susan December 1, 2009 at 9:48 am

Hi there, great post!
I do go to the dentist regularly and love that fresh from the dentist clean. I did not grow up flossing and am find it difficult to get into the habit of flossing regularly. I always have great intentions when I come from my dental appointment and do keeo it up for a few days then I forget. The oral B toothbrush is just what I need to keep that clean tingly feeling in my mouth until the next dental appointment.

Cheers

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Ashley December 1, 2009 at 9:50 am

I actually LOVE going to the dentist, I come out feeling amazing about myself (kinda like getting a haircut). Nothing feels better than a fresh mouth!
I unfortunately am not a regular flosser, and have heard these toothbrushes work wonders.
I actually have a diamond placed in one of my front teeth and would love this OralB brush to keep it sparkling!

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Lori December 1, 2009 at 9:56 am

I brush twice daily, and I think pretty well with a manual brush, but I’d LOVE to try an electric one. Especially with the timer! Sounds so cool!

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Krista December 1, 2009 at 10:06 am

I have to be 100% honest and say that I’d rather give birth than go to the dentist. Seriously. Due to some hereditary issues, I have to go 4 times a year and I dread each and every time. Ugh! Maybe this toothbrush will help in making my visits less dreadful….

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Andria December 1, 2009 at 10:06 am

I have to admit, I am a real slacker when it comes to flossing. Every dentist visit, I promise that I will be better with it. And the most embarrassing part is my sister-in-law is my dentist! You think that would motivate me more.

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Erin December 1, 2009 at 10:11 am

Hi Angela,
I was JUST looking at these on Sunday at the drug store! Like you, I was unsure about committing to purchasing one without trying it. I think it is just the tool I need to make my teeth even more twinkly and beautiful!
Thanks!
erin

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supersu December 1, 2009 at 10:19 am

I love getting my teeth cleaned! so if this appliance makes my mouth feel like that I would love to win it…..

thanks for your blog….you are a daily must-read for me….

su :)

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Biljana December 1, 2009 at 10:20 am

I would love to try this toothbrush, it sounds amazing. I have a crest spinbrush that last lost it’s spark! I tend to floss a few times a week, I know I should be doing it much more often!

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Lynn December 1, 2009 at 10:21 am

I am a flosser for sure ! That electric brush with the timer is just what I need !

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Beth @ DiningAndDishing December 1, 2009 at 10:45 am

aww, candy cane tea and a present glo bar sounds JUST like Christmas!! so happy the holidays are here :O)

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Gillian December 1, 2009 at 10:47 am

OMG I totes need this. I sadly hardly ever go to the dentist these days since I am sans dental benefits (I know I should go though). I currently brush and floss like crazy but I really have been wanting an electric tooth brush!

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Alex December 1, 2009 at 11:00 am

don’t enter me- I already have an electric one! But I have to say, I love my toothbrush- it seriously makes a difference. Buyer be warned though, the replacement heads are expensive. Mine takes ones that are about $20 for 3 heads. I had majah sticker shock when I saw that.

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Shari December 1, 2009 at 11:04 am

Oh my electric toothbrush is broken and I so need a new one. The timer is such a great idea, I tend to speed through brushing.

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Linda December 1, 2009 at 11:06 am

I am the flossing Queen!! I find that it makes a huge difference when you do. I also use a sonic brush and rinse with listerine afterwards… I love the feeling of clean teeth!

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Ashley December 1, 2009 at 11:09 am

About my teeth – I had braces from 2003-2005 except they were the invisible kind! They’re called Invisalign and unless you got really close to my mouth, you couldn’t tell that I had braces on. They worked like a charm :)
I also recently had my first visit with a “holistic dentist” He was great!

Awesome contest Ange!!

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Helena December 1, 2009 at 11:17 am

That timer is a good idea! I don’t like going to the dentist.. but am due for a check up before the end of the year! eep!

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Megan December 1, 2009 at 11:34 am

I’ve always been really good with looking after my teeth but that also has to do with the fact that I saw an orthodontist for most of my life.I finally got braces in 2007 when I was 24 and although it sucked soooo much, it was totally worth.
I usually scoff at the idea of using an electric toothbrush but deep down I secretly want one :)I floss everyday but there doesn’t seem to be anyway to prevent the plaque. I now really want to try this toothbrush!

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Emily December 1, 2009 at 11:36 am

I actually floss all the time! Not because it is so good for me (that’s just a bonus) but because my biggest pet peeve is the feeling of food in my teeth!

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Ginger December 1, 2009 at 11:40 am

The question is what hasn’t been done…surgery to dig out teeth that were growing sideways in the roof of my mouth, 5 teeth pulled, shortly after that the start of a 5 year process of braces and head gear :/ I hated the head gear it was so painful. Once all that was done, I had perfect looking teeth. Recently I have been stressed and I am grinding again and my jaw has been killing me :/ As for my dentist she is fantastic. I love her and I would go to her weekly if I had the money! hehe….nothing like a cleaning from the dentist.

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Wendy December 1, 2009 at 11:45 am

I haven’t always been a model brusher, but in recent years, I have been putting a greater effort into being a good role model for my daughter who is very impressionable at the young age of 4. We always brush our teeth together and chase all of those bad germs away !

Plus, who doesn’t love, love, love to flash their pearly whites whenever they can !

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Rachel December 1, 2009 at 12:05 pm

I’m a sucker for good teeth and have been blessed to have them my whole life. I admit I’m bad at flossing though :( I’d love to win this toothbrush!

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Jessica December 1, 2009 at 12:09 pm

I brush my teeth after every meal, but I am guilty of being a speed brusher. I would love to win this toothbrush!

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Mandy December 1, 2009 at 12:20 pm

I love electric toothbrushes and use one at home while I have a standard, manual brush at the office. I have never bought a really expensive electric toothbrush but have been pleased with the results of the median priced ones. A timer feature would be a great addtion to lower priced toothbrushes.
Since my mother has always had dental issues she spent the money on a very good quality electric toothbrush with changeable heads for the family. By her doing that I have been able to avoid some of the same dental issues that have plagued her.
I floss regularly since I cannot stand the feeling of having something caught in my teeth.
While I go to see the dentist regularly it is not my favourite place to be. I moved from a small town to a large city and the differences in dental practices were shocking. (My childhood dentist never used gloves and would not floss our teeth for us during the cleaning, while the new one did among other things). It made me realize that my former dentist was out of touch with modern practices.

Whoever ends up getting the free toothbrush will be very happy with their prize.

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Jamie December 1, 2009 at 12:22 pm

The timer is a great idea – I suspect I’m also guilty of speedbrushing!

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jessica December 1, 2009 at 12:37 pm

I’m guilty.
I speed brush.

And I may have forgotten to brush them once or twice. What can I say… it was sleepy time and I had done all my get ready for bed things and climbed into my warm cozy bed when I thought D’OH!

I would also love to have an electric to really make sure that my teeth are super clean!

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JJ December 1, 2009 at 12:53 pm

I have been DYING to try an electric toothbrush but am not sure which to buy and so am reluctant to take the plunge. My dentist – who is otherwise very nice – lectures me constantly and makes scary predictions about “gum scaling” YIKES!!! I want to reform my speed brushing ways and this contest is coming along at the perfect time! 30 days till my next dental check-up, would love to ace it :)

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Julie December 1, 2009 at 1:34 pm

I avoid the dentist at all costs! I had such a horrible experience as a child, that I only go to the dentist about once every 3 years!! (and only because I am forced to go!)
This is why I try to take REALLY good care of my teeth! A device like this would definitely be beneficial!

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Erin December 1, 2009 at 1:34 pm

I’ve been eyeing the Triumph for a while now but just can’t afford the price right now. The last time I went to the dentist she recommended an electric toothbrush, but I forgot all about it until I read your post. I’m thinking it would be a good xmas present for myself:)

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Stacy December 1, 2009 at 1:39 pm

I love electric toothbrushes and my old one bit the dust. I’ve been too lazy (and cheap, lol) to replace it. My teeth would be VERY happy if I won this toothbrush. So would my dentist ;-)

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Charline December 1, 2009 at 1:50 pm

My dentist says I have good strong teeth, even though they aren’t straight, and aren’t gleaming white…. And I passed that on to my kids!

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John December 1, 2009 at 2:02 pm

I just spent a couple thousand this summer fixing my teeth because I’ve always hated the dentist. I won’t avoid them as much though because they’ve developed much better freezing and have nice TVs to distract me. Although they haven’t done much about their prices :-)

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Jen December 1, 2009 at 2:50 pm

I am a little OCD with my tooth care. I always have a toothbrush and paste on me. You can find me after every meal or coffee brushing away :) I have never tried an electronic brush but would love to! Have a super day! I love your blog :)

jen

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Laura December 1, 2009 at 2:52 pm

I always referred the the dentist as the “Haunted House” when I was little and hated going there, still do. Especially after problems such as a severe infection as a result from the surgeon taking out my wisdom teeth, took out the bone holding up the tooth beside it out.. Ouch!
Now, I’m in a regular flosser thanks to the dental picks! they work great and trying to be consistent with brushing, but worry about getting receding gums from brushing too hard (Dentists freak you out about every little possible thing that could do wrong).. Its a battle!

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Jacquelyn December 1, 2009 at 2:54 pm

This is actually my first comment… I’ve always been a little too nervous to comment on blogs, but:
It’s actually kind of funny that you’re doing this giveaway now – I am currently in the process of booking an appointment to get my wisdom teeth removed. My old dentist said they were fine, but when I moved for university and went to a new dentist she said they needed to come out. I can actually see one coming out and it hurts!
I really do care a lot about my teeth – I brush twice a day and floss several times a week. I’ve never really had any trouble with them either (except a retainer when I was 10 and these wisdom teeth now!).
But, I will admit, I’m kind of a speed-brusher. And since I moved out of my parents’ house, I don’t really change my toothbrush as often as I should!

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Enza December 1, 2009 at 3:07 pm

I need this toothbrush! I recently got a bridge that covers my three front teeth and I hate it!!! It is so awkward to floss that a brush like this would make it so much easier to keep it clean, I am so paranoid about having bad breath because of the bridge that I brush my teeth 4 x a day!

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Patti December 1, 2009 at 3:18 pm

My Mom works for the dentist that I go to. It was great being able to go and see my mom at work. She would be there to hold my hand if I needed anything “drastic” done. Let’s just say I love my smile now but before braces I had too many teeth to fit my mouth. They were pointing in all directions. To have the braces be a success I got 8 teeth pulled (4 baby and 4 permanent), had to wear head gear (what torcher for a pre-teen!) and a retainer (which I am still suppose to wear. In addition I also had my wisdom teeth pulled. It was all worth to have the smile that I do today…cavity free. I have never had an electric toothbrush before but would love the timer. My husband brushes his teeth for 20 seconds and then rinses with mouth rinse. I love the man but he needs a few reminders to go and brush his teeth!

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Cee December 1, 2009 at 3:35 pm

I’m a bit militant about dental care. I brush and floss after every meal, it actually drives my boyfriend a bit mad.

This post reminds me that I need to go to the dentist more often though! I only go about once a year.

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Sue December 1, 2009 at 4:17 pm

Hi Ang…A couple of years ago I was trying to get some dental work finished before the year end (benefits), so my dentist was working like crazy to get a crown done. The day I went it to get the crown on (3 days before Christmas) I told them it still really hurt and I was on Advil and Tylenol every day. Long story short I ended up at the dental surgeon 2 hours later to have the same tooth I was trying to get a crown on pulled from my mouth, it turns out it was cracked above the gum line and a crown was not going to help at all! It goes down as my WORST dentist trip ever.

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Lilian December 1, 2009 at 4:18 pm

I just visited my dentist yesterday for my checkup! I’ve always had very strong teeth even though I may not have the best dental routine from day to day. Thank you strong teeth! I love the dentist because my teeth always feel so clean after the clean up is finished. =)

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Laura December 1, 2009 at 4:37 pm

I am a flossing fanatic! My teeth just do not feel clean unless I’ve flossed! I would love to try this, I’ve only ever used a manual toothbrush. Thanks for the opportunity :)

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Tania December 1, 2009 at 4:38 pm

The last electric toothbrush i had was when i was a kid
(around 20 yrs ago) and it sounded like a lawnmower ! and was the size of a converter!

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Meg December 1, 2009 at 5:11 pm

I would love to have this brush! I go to the denitst every six months for a checkup. I brush my teeth two to three times every day and floss my teeth every night. Yet still, I had a cavity last year and at my appointment last week was told I have mild gingivitis. My dentist says I do everything right and it’s just genetics. She did say that an electric brush might help though!

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Brianna Jauregui December 1, 2009 at 5:19 pm

It’s so funny that you are having a giveaway for an electric toothbrush, because for christmas this is what I asked my mother for. Haha. I love the electric toothbrush that I have now but I know it’s time for a new one because it keeps giving out.

I never used to use my electric toothbrush but now that I have braces I feel it cleans my teeth so much more.

I must say though, I am an addict to brushing my teeth, I brush soooo much probably like 4 or 5 times a day haha. I floss so much too (with braces you have too haha). I go to the dentist and my ortho every month too.. AWWW I can’t wait for my braces to come off so I can have a beautiful smile!! =)

This giveaway brush would be extremely prefect for me and my teeth!! =)

Bri

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Steph December 1, 2009 at 5:37 pm

I am totally guilty of not flossing enough, but I always make sure to brush twice a day for at least 2 minutes. Despite this, I find it really hard to get all of the plaque off of my teeth for that “smooth” feeling only a trip to the dentist seems to be able to provide! I would LOVE to try this toothbrush to see if it can have my teeth feeling squeaky clean on a daily basis! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

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Sherri December 1, 2009 at 5:38 pm

So… I haven’t had problems with my teeth until the last couple of years. I had to have my wisdom teeth removed, and suffered a terrible abcess that after months of pain, and complaining – required a root canal. The root canal was messed up – and have had to return to specialists three times to have it fixed. Still not over with though – have a huge lump of ‘putty’ stuck in there – maybe for life :( Anyway, hope to win this to help avoid any other problems with my teeth. I’ve heard they work so well!!! Pick me please!!!

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Suzanne December 1, 2009 at 5:46 pm

Wow, you sound like you have a new gadget. The timer is a neat addition. Like you, I get lazy at bed time and don’t do the full brush that I know I should. I have a ‘poor mans’ electric toothbrush i.e. the $10 kind found at the local drug store. I would love to try this one and know that Oral B has a great name.

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Jennifer December 1, 2009 at 5:47 pm

Oral-B Giveaway!

I desperately need this toothbrush. I was born with lovely, naturally straight teeth that sadly have almost no enamel. Thus…cavities galore. Thus…avoidance of the dentist until I have no choice.

I’m certain this brush could help me brush longer and more effectively and hopefully make more, but less painful, trips to the dentist.

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ryn December 1, 2009 at 6:57 pm

Oooh, would love to win this for TheHusband. Believe it or not, he actually applies too much pressure when using a regular toothbrush, and he’s causing his gums to prematurely recede!! The hygienist recommended this very toothbrush to help combat his super human strength. So here’s me, tossing in my hat!

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Penny December 1, 2009 at 8:36 pm

I do visit the dentist regularly for check ups, but I am terrible for flossing everyday and my dentist is always telling me I have to do better.
This would be an awesome win and my dentist would be so impressed at my next visit.

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Amanda L December 1, 2009 at 9:19 pm

I would love to win this toothbrush. I really do WANT to take good care of my teeth, but I know I can do better!

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Rachel December 1, 2009 at 9:23 pm

I would love a new toothbrush, I’m super lazy too. Something interesting about my teeth… well I have invisable braces!! They are amazing <3

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Jillian December 1, 2009 at 9:29 pm

I’m a dental assistant and I would LOOOVE this! My wallet wouldn’t, so winning it would be perfect :)

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Sara December 1, 2009 at 9:45 pm

I’ve been cavity-free all my life! My smile is my favourite facial feature, and I make sure to show it off whenever I can. I want to make sure it stays that way, so I floss most of the time and brush properly ALL of the time!

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Sheila December 1, 2009 at 10:33 pm

I have never tried an electric toothbrush but have always been curious about them…so I would love to win this!

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Sonya December 1, 2009 at 10:37 pm

Life as a busy mom would be SO handy with this toothbrush! I don’t always have the time to dedicate the “right” amount of time, so the timer feature looks awesome.:-)

As for something about my teeth: I coerced my dad to get me braces in the ninth grade even though my teeth weren’t that crooked. I thought braces were cool. I’m sure that retribution is on its way to me in the form of my own daughter: about 10 years from now!

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Tamara December 1, 2009 at 10:40 pm

I am a guilty speed brusher! I would love this to keep me in check.

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So December 1, 2009 at 11:03 pm

Even though I brush and floss properly all the time, I need to go to the dentist for plaque removal every 6 months. I don’t like it, it’s expensive, but I know that dental hygiene is an important determinant of health AND my dentist is cute! He says that an electric toothbrush would help a lot ;-)

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Gina G December 1, 2009 at 11:41 pm

hey Angela! im so sorry and feel so blind, but I did not realize until you posted today that this giveaway was only for Canadians, so you could exclude me! so sorry!

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Marci December 2, 2009 at 12:16 am

I love to go to the dentist, I actually wish I go go every few weeks.. I love how clean your teeth feel afterwards. I also am wierd that I LOVE flossing. Hubs thinks I am wierd because sometimes I will spend 20 minutes flossing, but I tell him its a massage for my gums. It could be dangerous if I win this toothbrush!!

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Maria December 2, 2009 at 1:06 am

I’m terrified of the dentist. When I was little I hid from my parents that I had a toothache for about 2 months, just so that they don’t bring me to the dentist! I had to secretly eat on one side of my mouth, so that they don’t find out. LOL. By they time my parents finally figured it out the tooth was dead and the dentist had to pull it out.
Now that I’m an adult, apparently, I have a problem with my gums and last year I had to have gum surgery… It took me several days to mentally prepare for it, so that I don’t walk out. LOL. Afterwards, I swore that I would never do it again. Anyway, recently my dentist told me that I should try Oral-B electric brush and what do you know … you have a giveaway. It would be great if I could win.

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Jeni December 2, 2009 at 1:19 am

My parents made me brush my teeth on a three minute timer when I was little. The result: no cavities for me, but now I have a receding gumline. A toothbrush with a smiley timer would really make my day!

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Ali December 2, 2009 at 1:22 am

I am not a big fan of going to the dentist, but I love the feeling my teeth have when I leave. This could make me happy at home :o)
Great giveaway!

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Sara December 2, 2009 at 2:37 am

I don’t mind going to the dentist! I think it’s worth it for the clean feeling and knowing such an important part of me is healthy. I also floss every night but my brushing is while I’m walking around, washing dishes, etc so it may not be the best haha. Thanks for the giveaway, Angela!

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Lucky December 2, 2009 at 10:00 am

I never have that smooth feeling, even after coming from the dentist. My teeth feel great, but I don’t have any different feel than normal. Not sure if that means I’m doing it right or doing it wrong.

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Kimberly December 2, 2009 at 10:55 am

When I was 9 years old, I was in a car accident…alright, I will clarify…a go-kart accident. For some reason, I got confused with the brake/gas pedal and when I should have been breaking, I floored it and sent myself through a chain link fence. This chain link fence was not attached to the ground and under I went…thank goodness for a helmet, or I would have had the bottom on a chain link fence scratched on my face and head…oh the thoughts…anyhow, I came out with some scars on my face and a missing tooth!! The tooth beside my two front teeth is gone…the cool thing is that I was young enough that over time, my wisdom teeth came in and pushed my teeth together, so you can’t even notice this tooth is missing until I point it out. I look back now and think how lucky I was to not have been more injured…but think that the fact I am toothless is a cool and interesting fact about me :)

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Christi Quinn December 2, 2009 at 11:35 am

I would love to surprise my fiancé with an electric toothbrush for Christmas. He has had bad experiences with dentists as a child. He not only hates the sounds of visiting the dentist but has had horrible experiences with not enough freezing! He has still contined to get his teeth cleaned on a regular basis and tried his best to keep a clean and healthy smile by brushing twice a day, and I am so proud of him for that.

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cali December 2, 2009 at 12:09 pm

I recently had my teeth professionally whitened. It was not what I expected (they used gel not lasers) but my teeth are very white now!

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Leana December 2, 2009 at 12:53 pm

I used to love going to the dentist as a kid! Maybe it was because of the plastic jewelry, the stickers reminding me of no food or drink for 30 minutes, or the free toothbrushes, I’m not sure. I still don’t mind it as an adult so long as we are just talking about a regular teeth cleaning.

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Megan MacMillan December 2, 2009 at 2:46 pm

Ha- this is just what I need! I am in desperate need of that ‘fresh from the dentist, run your tongue over your teeth’ deep clean! After every dentist visit I swear that I’ll start flossing regularly, but after three days (if that!) I inevitably fall off the wagon. How is it that I can be so disciplined about every other aspect of my health (good nutrition, vitamins, exercising) except for flossing? I’ll analyze this another time – in the interim I’d love to win!

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anardana December 2, 2009 at 5:07 pm

I’ve been going to the same dentist for 26 years – my whole life!

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Laura December 2, 2009 at 6:38 pm

I like flossing but I never think about doing it!

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Ashley December 2, 2009 at 8:31 pm

My last trip to the dentist was pretty bad… I seem to think I can get away without flossing daily but that’s so not the case, anyway since then I’ve been so much better and I’m flossing daily and my mouth feels so much better! I’d love an Oral B to get my mouth feeling its absolute best!

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Katherine December 2, 2009 at 10:17 pm

I used to work at a dental office so I better brush and floss everyday!! If I don’t floss, I feel really gross. It’s like a massage for my teeth when I floss. Goodness….I sound like a huge dental geek now. Anyhow, great giveaway!

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Susannah December 2, 2009 at 10:46 pm

I gave all my savings to my dentist…two years in a row! I’ve been taking much better care of my teeth since then, believe me.

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Michelle December 3, 2009 at 10:36 am

I’ve never tried an electric toothbrush because I just can’t get myself to spend the money. Someday I’m sure I’ll try one ;)

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Jen December 3, 2009 at 6:34 pm

When I moved to Toronto and found a new dentist, she told me I had NINE cavities. I cried. I was so embarrassed. How could I possibly have nine cavities? Turns out my old dentist put a sealant on my teeth when I was a kid but didn’t clean them properly first. He basically sealed bacteria into my teeth, so it didn’t matter how much I flossed or brushed. Luckily they were small cavities, but it took 5 dentist appointments and a whole lot of money to get them fixed. Now my dentist wants me to visit her every 4 months, but since I started doing freelance work I don’t have insurance. Teeth are expensive!

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