Toothbrush: electric or manual?
One of the most common questions that come to mind when it comes to tooth brushing
is, which one is better-powered toothbrush or manual.
Brushing is one of the most important steps in your dental hygiene routine, it is advised
to brush twice a day for 2 minutes and change your toothbrush every 3 months.
Both power and manual toothbrushes are effective at removing oral plaque that causes
decay and disease. Power and manual toothbrushes each have their own benefits and
any toothbrush, that’s proven safe and effective can be used.
Benefits of a manual toothbrush
Cons of a manual toothbrush
Benefits of an electric toothbrush
Cons of an electric toothbrush
Both electric and manual toothbrushes are effective at cleaning teeth if you practice
proper technique and brush long enough. The key is to brush and floss every day,
regardless of the kind of brush you prefer.
With both electric and manual toothbrushes, you should look to change your toothbrush
or brush head every three months. If you’re currently undergoing orthodontic treatment,
you’ll need to change your toothbrush more regularly, around every six to eight weeks.
Talk to us if you have doubts about which toothbrush might be best for you.