It’s understandable to be set in your ways with your traditional manual toothbrush and that is just fine as long as you brush your teeth on a regular basis. By regular basis, we mean that you brush at least twice per day and for at least two minutes per day. There are a lot of options when you stroll down the oral hygiene aisle in your local pharmacy, grocery store, or target, and it can be overwhelming at times. In recent years, you may have noticed that electric toothbrushes have some serious shelf space now.
This is because electric toothbrushes have many benefits and excellent features that can help you in your quest for excellent oral hygiene. We are going to list all the benefits that an electric toothbrush can offer you and maybe make your day to day life a little easier.
Advantages Of Electric Toothbrushes Over Traditional Toothbrushes
An electric toothbrush will do most of the work for you, and this will allow you to simply turn the electric toothbrush on, and guide the toothbrush over your teeth letting it do the cleaning for you. Most electric toothbrushes will rotate and vibrate giving each tooth the proper cleaning that it needs.
Just about everyone is guilty of not brushing long enough. This is a major advantage of the electric toothbrush as most electric toothbrushes come with a built-in timer which will ensure that you brush your teeth for the proper amount of time.
It is imperative that you do not ignore your tongue as your tongue is a place that bacteria can hide out and grow to cause bad breath and your favorite foods may not taste the same. Most electric toothbrushes come with a tongue cleaning mode that will perform a specific function that will properly clean your tongue.
Yes, an electric toothbrush will be more expensive than a traditional toothbrush at first, however, when it is time to change your toothbrush, you simply need to only change the head of the toothbrush. These toothbrush heads are relatively and sold in bulk usually giving you supply for the year or several months. The base of your electric toothbrush can last a lifetime.
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If you or a loved one are looking for new and innovative ways to clean your mouth or interested in learning more about how an electric toothbrush can help with your daily oral hygiene routine, then Dr. Dean can help. Schedule a consultation to see what he can do for you.