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Should You Switch to an Electric Toothbrush?

Every year, the technology that we use in our everyday lives seems to get more advanced. From thermostats that can be controlled by a smartphone app to high definition TVs, many of these technologies have a the added benefit of improving our quality of life. If you’re still using the same kind of toothbrush that you’ve had since you were a kid, it may be time to keep up with the times and invest in an electric toothbrush. Not sure if they’re right for you? Read this week’s blog and find out!

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An electric toothbrush is a good investment.

Should You Switch to an Electric Toothbrush?

Electric toothbrushes offer many benefits

If you’re considering making the switch to an electric toothbrush, you’ll probably end up being happy with the decision. Just like how DVDs made VHS pale in comparison, an electric toothbrush will leave your manual toothbrush in the dust. This is because they offer many benefits that go beyond the capabilities of a manual toothbrush. Electric toothbrushes are:

  • Effective. With a manual toothbrush, you’re probably averaging around 300 strokes per minute. An electric toothbrush can put your brushing skills to shame, with some models able to achieve 30,000 strokes per minute! This means a more effective and efficient cleaning with almost no work on your part.

  • Easy. Like we mentioned, electric toothbrushes take most of the work out of brushing. Because they rotate so quickly and have the ability to reach difficult parts of your mouth, The best part? All you have to do is apply pressure evenly (make sure not to press too hard!) as you gently glide the toothbrush across all surfaces of your teeth.

  • Efficient. An electric toothbrush makes it easy to keep your teeth clean and do a great job at preventing bad breath and gum disease and fighting gingivitis. A clean mouth is a healthy mouth and an electric toothbrush is a great way to ensure that you’re brushing your teeth correctly each and every time.

If you care about your oral health, it’s probably worth taking the plunge into electric toothbrush territory. They make life so much easier that we have a feeling you won’t regret making the switch.

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