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How Can An Electric Toothbrush Help Me?

Electric toothbrushes are wonderful in all aspects as they are easy to use, loaded with features, and readily available in your local pharmacy or target store. Electric toothbrushes are great for the elderly that are limited in mobility, and patients of all ages that may have mental disabilities and are incapable of performing teeth brushing duties on their own.

We are going to go over the advantages of the electric toothbrush below, and show you how they can be more useful than a traditional manual toothbrush. No matter what the reason is that you are still using a standard traditional toothbrush, we hope to change your mind so you start to live your best life.

Advantages Of An Electric Toothbrush

Next Level Cleaning

There is no doubt that an electric toothbrush will have your teeth cleaner than ever before. Most of the electric toothbrushes that are on the market today will not only vibrate but will also rotate. This provides each tooth that is touched by your electric toothbrush equal and even brushing strokes and power, providing a nice even clean.


Most patients are guilty of not brushing your teeth for the proper amount of time. I can not even lie to you as I write this as I have even been guilty from time to time of rushing to get through to toothbrush process as my schedule simply demands so much of my time. However, with an electric toothbrush that has a built-in timer, and upon further research, we have found out that most electric toothbrushes come with this feature today.

Applied Pressure

The other thing that almost everyone is guilty of when brushing their teeth is simply applying too much pressure when you brush. However, with an electric toothbrush, you will be alerted when too much pressure is applied as just about every electric toothbrush today features a pressure sensor that will alert you to ease off the force. If you are consistently brushing with too much pressure, you will eventually damage your gums and tooth enamel which will leave you more vulnerable to gum disease and cavities.

Schedule A Consultation

To learn more about how your life and oral health can improve by adding an electric toothbrush your daily oral hygiene routine, schedule an appointment with DC dentist Dr. Andrew Cobb. To schedule an appointment, call or request an appointment online.