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Are electric toothbrushes better than manual toothbrushes?

Have you ever wondered if an electric toothbrush would keep your teeth cleaner than a manual one? Well, it’s certainly something to consider as going to the dentist is becoming increasingly expensive. We’ve had a look into and compared both.

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There are three types of toothbrush. The first is your standard brush with a plastic handle and bristles. These things cost less than £2 each and you need to replace them every 3 months as the bristles bend and wear down. There are two different types of electric brush.

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The most common electric brush is the battery operated one. These are normally cheap to buy but you’ll need something like £10 to get your hands on one. As the battery life fades the brush’s head rotates a little slower. The brush’s vibrating head is what does the work with these ones.

How to brush your teeth properly

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The most common electric brush is the battery operated one. These are normally cheap to buy but you’ll need something like £10 to get your hands on one. As the battery life fades the brush’s head rotates a little slower. The brush’s vibrating head is what does the work with these ones.

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The third type of brush you can get is a rechargeable toothbrush. There’s a price premium on these ones but you won’t need to keep reinvesting (although buying a new head every three months is recommended by leading dentists).

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These brushes oscillate as they brush and they have sonic technology that makes a difference to the cleanliness of your teeth.

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Okay, so now you know the choices, are electric brushes worth investing in? You weren’t the first person to ask that questions so there are lots of studies to review on the subject.

How to brush your teeth properly

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Okay, so now you know the choices, are electric brushes worth investing in? You weren’t the first person to ask that questions so there are lots of studies to review on the subject.

How to brush your teeth properly

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Independent studies that aren’t biased towards any particular toothbrush makers suggest that electric brushes work way better than manual ones.

How to brush your teeth properly

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The rotation oscillation action of an electric brush can’t be reproduced with a manual one. You can’t brush in that manner and you can’t brush as quickly either. Electric brushes therefore help you to reduce gum problems as they remove more plaque than manual ones.

How to brush your teeth properly

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The rotation oscillation action of an electric brush can’t be reproduced with a manual one. You can’t brush in that manner and you can’t brush as quickly either. Electric brushes therefore help you to reduce gum problems as they remove more plaque than manual ones.

How to brush your teeth properly

Photos: Youtube.com

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