You may not be changing your toothbrush often enough

We're taught from a young age to brush our teeth twice a day for two minutes at a time -- but are we ever really told how often we should be switching our toothbrushes? Apparently not!

According to Goby (an oral care company named after the neon goby fish, also known as the "dentist of the sea"), "The average consumer changes their toothbrush every 9 months instead of the dentist recommended 3 months."

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So, that's where Goby wants to step in with its brand-new electric toothbrush -- which comes in four colors!

Check them out below:

Goby Electric Toothrbush
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Goby Electric Toothrbush
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As the company, founded by Ben Goldberg and Claire Burke, puts it:

Goby provides the tools consumers need, exactly when they need them, so they can maximize every minute they spend brushing, all at a fraction of the price of the competition.

The Goby product features a rotating oscillating brush, a two-minute timer (with four 30-second intervals to give each quadrant of your mouth the same amount of care), a built-in indicator on the handle that reminds you when to switch your brush head, a convenient brush stand and clutter-free USB charging.

As for pricing, the toothbrush itself is available for $50 with a subscription and $65 à la carte. Replacement heads are available for as little as $4.

If you choose to subscribe, you'll receive a fresh brush head every one, two or three months, free shipping and $15 off the Goby brush kit.

Not sure about committing just yet? Goby features a two-year warranty and a 60-day trial -- and you can modify or cancel your subscription at any time.

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