Why to choose an electric toothbrush


Raymond Rimonte, Negosentro | The ultimate secret to having beautiful teeth and a brilliant smile is brushing your teeth after each meal, confide us unanimously all the dentists. Nowadays, the era of electric brushing is more recognized for its oral virtues than manual brushing. Although many people prefer traditional brushing, electric toothbrushes have already gained a large audience, especially thanks to the advancement of technology and the creation of models that are increasingly efficient and adapted to everyone’s needs. Indeed, the specificity of the electric toothbrush is that it allows deep cleaning in order to better eliminate plaque. We will analyze for you more deeply why you should opt for the electric toothbrush.

The match electric toothbrush vs. manual toothbrush

The first thing to note is the brushing time: it is recommended by specialists that it takes on average to brush your teeth for 2 minutes to have a healthy mouth while using a conventional toothbrush people get brush only 30 seconds to 1 minute.

The electric toothbrush is therefore more effective because it has a timer built into most models that pushes us to brush for at least 2 minutes.

In addition, the electric toothbrush removes up to two times more plaque than a conventional toothbrush, and reaches the least accessible areas of the mouth; indeed it produces up to 40,000 pulsations and 8,800 rotations per minute.

The more movements, the more effective against the plate is guaranteed: with a manual brush you will do about 600 movements per minute; while electric brushing makes 80 times more movements.

It is also much easier to use for the gum than a manual toothbrush because the pressure sensor of the brush, pulsations automatically stop when the pressure is too strong.On the other hand, with a manual toothbrush, you are often faced with a choice:

  • To brush your teeth too hard, at the risk of damaging your gums and enamel
  • Or brush your teeth too gently, at the risk of leaving even more plaque.

But obviously, the main attraction of the electric brush is that it allows in all peace of mind, to adopt the right brushing technique, which consists of brushing each tooth up and down in a circular motion externally and internally.

Moreover, as it was said at the very beginning, it allows access to all the remote areas of your mouth; in addition its shape and its size that reach the inter dental space.

Electric toothbrush: useful for the whole family

Indeed, it is an “activity” that requires little physical effort so it is suitable for everyone: small and large.

In addition, being very manageable and therefore easy to use it is very suitable for the elderly; people lacking strength usually. All doctors especially dentists recommend it; it is a safe ally of your everyday life. One study found that about 80% of children do not like to brush their teeth; the ideal solution is the electric toothbrush as it can be fun for the hygiene of your children and those from 3 years: various colors, cartoon themes for example are offered by major brands to satisfy toddlers.

Electric toothbrush: convenient and fast

The quickness is that the manual brush, according to the dentists, should be used for at least 3 minutes to be effective while the electric brush gives you 2 minutes of deep cleanings thoroughly with a timer that stops net vibrations as soon as 2 minutes are reached. There are several reasons why kids need an electric toothbrush.

In addition the electric toothbrush allows brushing the card, that is to say that you can change your brush at any time.

For example: if your teeth or gums are sensitive, you can use a soft brush;

Or else a much more standard model if you support it.

NB: different brushes offer massage, polishing or whitening of your teeth; but you choose the model that suits you.

There are mainly two types of electric toothbrushes:

  • the “rotary oscillo models”, indeed there is a rotary movement of a small round head which perfectly cleans the tooth.
  • The “sonic models” consist in sweeping the teeth so that the hairs penetrate the inter-dental space effectively.

Depending on your preferences, they can be divided into several models.

The price to pay

Some will tell you that the prices are too high, but for your health you should not neglect anything. For a first use, you can choose a medium range electric toothbrush: effective and technical. In addition, rechargeable models are bets (from 25 Euros) compared to a battery model (6 Euros); it is better to invest in the long run over the brush can be changed at will while the other is disposable.

You will have to prepare a budget between 25 and 160 Euros to have an electric toothbrush, plus brushes between 4 and 16 Euros. So there is a good value for money that you must not neglect.

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