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Electric Toothbrushes Should Not Scare You
Posted on 5/16/2022 by Dr. Hallas
Dentists always want their patients to properly take care of their teeth. In the past, people have been hesitant to use electric toothbrushes. Perhaps they think that these toothbrushes are just toys with Mickey Mouse handles. Well, that is not the case. Today's electric toothbrushes are innovatively designed to do the awesome task of cleaning your teeth. And if you are not yet convinced, read on. The Seal of Approval The American Dental Association (ADA) recently gave its Seal of Approval to various Oral-B electric toothbrushes. You have seen the Seal of Approval on the back of some toothpaste tubes. Now, Oral-B electric toothbrushes have it. These are the first electric toothbrushes to get that recommendation. And prosthodontists agree with that. Why Are Electric Toothbrushes Better? By their very nature, electric toothbrushes do the difficult chore of brushing for you. You place the toothbrush head on the teeth and gums and allow it to get to work. Additionally, most of these toothbrushes come with a built-in timer to tell you when you have brushed for two minutes. All you have to do is move the toothbrush head from one tooth to another as it continues to remove plaque and bacteria from the teeth. If you are a thorough brusher, you will find these toothbrushes very helpful. Because the head of the toothbrush rotates or moves, it tends to work better than your hand. Although you may be a diligent brusher, chances are that you don't get every tooth brushed. You even don't hit your gums properly. Also, you may not be brushing for the recommended time of full two minutes. Some good manual brushers may even be too aggressive to their teeth, something that can contribute to gum recession. Maybe it's time you get electric and if you have questions regarding electric toothbrushes contact us.... Read more...
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