Ever wondered if the electric toothbrushes on display at your dentist’s office, or the electric brushes you see on the shelves of your neighborhood store, are more effective and better than the manual toothbrush you’ve been using? Although the effectiveness of brushing your teeth is not solely reliant on the toothbrush that you use, experts believe that the type of toothbrush you use is a factor affecting how well you remove plaque from your teeth. According to a 2005 independent study on the Oral-B website, “Brushes that worked with a rotation oscillation (round and round) action removed more plaque and reduced gingivitis more effectively than manual brushes in the short and long-term… No other powered brush designs were consistently superior.” Rechargeable electric toothbrushes and manual toothbrushes both offer benefits to users, but which type should you choose? Let’s look at the options: The Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush Also known as the “power toothbrush”, the rechargeable electric toothbrush...
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