How to Use a Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush

  Amazing Smiles Team   Estimate Reading Time: 3 minutes

Using a rechargeable Electric Toothbrush can be a great way to get your children or you interested in brushing their teeth. Most can be used with interchangeable coloured heads so that the entire family can use the same brush.

Rechargeable electric toothbrushes are easy to use, which is part of their appeal. And although a rechargeable electric toothbrush costs more than a manual toothbrush, it may be worth it if your child (or you) is more enthusiastic about using it.

To use a rechargeable electric toothbrush, just place a pea sized amount of toothpaste on the brush head and hold the brush at a 45-degree angle, just as you would a manual toothbrush. Then turn on the rechargeable electric brush and move the brush from tooth to tooth.

Electric Toothbrush

The smaller heads of most rechargeable electric toothbrushes usually brush about one tooth at a time, depending on the size of your teeth. Guide the electric brush along the front surfaces, back surfaces, and chewing surfaces of each tooth.

Even with a rechargeable electric toothbrush, you should brush your teeth for at least two minutes to ensure that you’ve cleaned each tooth. A self-timer will vibrate the brush differently when completed.

When you’ve finished brushing, rinse the brush head with water and allow it to dry.

Electric Toothbrush

The Benefits of An Electric Toothbrush?

  • Better cleaning as electronic toothbrushes is more effective at removing plaque than regular brushing.
  • Easier for people with limited mobility
  • Built-in timers since most dentists recommend brushing for at least two minutes twice a day.
  • Pressure sensor to care for your teeth and gums, reducing the risk of your brushing too hard
  • Rotating brush heads do the movement of cleaning for you
  • Reduces the risk of gingivitis and gum disease
  • Can help get rid of bad breath by eliminating food between your teeth

Good oral hygiene at home with regular dental visits for a check-up and clean helps maintain the health of your teeth and gums. Dentists can thoroughly examine your teeth and perform x-rays to check the structural health of your teeth underneath your gums.

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