Should I Be Brushing With An Electric Toothbrush?

Manual vs. Electric Toothbrush

Should I Be Brushing With An Electric Toothbrush?

It’s a fairly common rule that brushing twice a day is crucial for preserving optimal oral health but have you ever thought much about the tools you are using to keep your smile clean? Electric toothbrushes have flooded the market in the past few years and have begun to offer so many additional options that it really begs the question. Should I be brushing with an electric toothbrush?

In this article we will outline the pros and cons of each so you can decide which option is best for you!

Manual Toothbrushes

The first nylon bristle toothbrush went on sale in 1938 and have evolved considerably since that time. The evolution has come so far that even when we consider the manual toothbrush we should certainly understand that not all manual toothbrushes are alike.

Pros of Manual Toothbrushes

Cons of Manual Toothbrushes

Electric Toothbrushes

Many people swear by their electric toothbrushes and feel they do a superior job at keeping their teeth clean.

Pros of Electric Toothbrushes

Cons of Electric Toothbrushes

We hope this outline of the pros and cons of the manual vs. electric toothbrush can help you make a more informed decision about which option is right for you and your family. If you are concerned about your oral health and would like to schedule an appointment please reach out to our office!

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