Advantages of Electric Toothbrushes

You have probably seen electric toothbrushes at retailers, online, or even at your dentists office. What you may not know is whether or not they are worth the investment. The short answer is – Yes.

Many factors affect your overall dental health. Genetics, your brushing technique, frequency of brushing and flossing, and what kind of toothbrush you use all play a contributing factor.  In fact, an independent study found that, “[Electric] brushes that worked with a rotation oscillation action removed more plaque and reduced gingivitis more effectively than manual brushes in the short and long-term…”1

A few simple changes to your dental hygiene regimen will often net significant long and short term benefits, and an electric toothbrush is a very simple change. If you have any questions, please contact our office.

1 Robinson PG, et al., Manual versus powered toothbrushing for oral health, The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2005; Issue 2.

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