Electric Toothbrush: Should You Bother Or Not?

There are some things that you think about buying for yourself for a very long time. You know that they might benefit you. Well, actually you think they might benefit you but it’s hard to know if they can actually help or not. This is commonly the case when you consider an electric toothbrush. You hear wonderful things. However, you wonder if they’re true, how on earth is everyone getting by with a manual brush? Let’s help you out by addressing reasons to try one (or not to bother)!


When You Need A Break

Do your hands need a break? Your arms? Whether you’ve suffered an injury, you deal with limitations due to issues like arthritis, or anything else, it’s important to make note: Electric toothbrushes may most certainly benefit you. You’re not moving your arm and hand back and forth. You’re just moving the brush along as it works on your behalf. Certainly a wonderful reason to try one.

When Your Gums Are Receding

Have you been told that you need to change your brushing habits (specifically that you’re too rough) or you’re going to deal with serious gum recession? Switch to an electric toothbrush to see if it helps. While it might not seem like it, brushing very delicately with the electric one is much easier to do!

If You’re Just Curious

You may not have any major reason to try an electric toothbrush. You may simply be interested. This is a good enough reason! You see, it’s safe, it is highly effective (you’ll get more strokes per minute than with manual). You might like it. However, if you don’t: No problem! Manual brushes work well, too.

Try An Electric Toothbrush This Year

Talk with us about your dental hygiene questions if you are considering trying something new but you’re not sure whether it’s a good idea. To learn more, or to schedule an appointment, call Creekside Family Dental Care in Columbia, TN, today at (931) 388–3384.

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