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Using an electric toothbrush will significantly improve your dental hygiene
January 23, 2018
One of the most incredible modern-day inventions in dental hygiene is the electric toothbrush. While many people suffer from cavities, gum diseases and many other effects of improper brushing, these problems can be significantly reduced simply by using an electric toothbrush. Electric toothbrushes outshine regular toothbrushes in a number of ways. Here are some examples.
In regard to the removal of plaque, the electric toothbrush has proved itself to be revolutionary in oral care. Most electric toothbrushes are inspired from the design of real- life dentistry tools, with a round head and rotating technology. This type of design is beneficial in regards to better cleaning individual teeth and hard to reach areas.
Reminders and Timers
Although different electric toothbrushes will have different attributes and features, most will have helpful reminders and timers that make cleaning teeth at home even easier. Some examples include reminders for when the battery is low or when the brush head should be replaced. Additionally, some electric toothbrushes have timers to ensure that you are brushing your teeth for the appropriate amount of time, or making sure that you’re brushing each side of your mouth for equal amounts of time.
When you’re shopping for an electric toothbrush, you should ask your dentist for a recommendation. Additionally, you want to make sure to buy one that is pressure sensitive. That prevents you from brushing too hard.
The best perk of all is how easy it is to use electric toothbrushes. This kind of toothbrush and its replacement heads are easy to find in stores, making your dental hygiene that much simpler to keep up with. Come in and schedule an appointment if you have any concerns or questions about your next toothbrush purchase, we’d love to help.