Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The Benefits of Using Electric Toothbrushes

The importance of regularly brushing teeth can’t be stressed enough; brushing reduces plaque buildup in teeth, which in turn reduces tooth decay and tooth loss. Although folks have the option of using their regular and traditional toothbrushes, electric toothbrushes offer a simpler alternative to vigorous and tedious brushing. These motorized brushes have moving bristles that simulate natural brushing movements, allowing users to simply pass the device over their teeth to brush away plaque.

There are benefits to using electric toothbrushes over manual ones. The automated movement of the brush head provides brushers a deep clean that is normally afforded by dentists. Electric toothbrushes are also perfect for cleaning the teeth of those with delicate gums that are prone to bleeding when subjected to harsh manual brushing. It helps that these automated devices typically also come with auxiliary features such as timers that can supplement brushing habits.


Research conducted by health experts suggests that electric toothbrushes are more effective than manual ones when it comes to removing plaque and preventing gum disease. While yet to be thoroughly confirmed, what the research can definitely confirm is that brushing is important, whether it’s by hand or motorized. Responsible folks shouldn’t forget to brush their teeth often if they care enough about their dental health.