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Electric toothbrush

Electric toothbrush

Good oral hygiene keeps your teeth, molars and gums healthy. Brushing your teeth forms the basis for this. Often, after brushing with a manual toothbrush, a considerable amount of dental plaque remains.

Is an electric toothbrush better than a manual toothbrush?

Scientific research has shown that electric brushing is more effective than brushing with a manual toothbrush. When used in the right manner, an electric toothbrush removes up to 40% more dental plaque than brushing with a manual toothbrush. The electric toothbrush makes the brushing movement for you, so you can concentrate on where to correctly place the brush. More and more people prefer electric brushing to brushing by hand. However, the choice remains yours.

How to brush with an electric toothbrush?

First of all, it is important to think of a teeth-cleaning routine, so that you know exactly where in the mouth you have been.

  • For example, always clean your teeth inside, outside and on top
  • Always brush with a fluoride toothpaste
  • Twice a day and for a minimum of two minutes

The use of toothpicks and tuft brushes to clean between teeth is also important when brushing with an electric toothbrush!

Can my child also use an electric toothbrush?

Yes, that can be done. You can safely brush your child's teeth with an electric toothbrush. If children want to brush their own teeth, this can also be done with an electric toothbrush. Electric toothbrushes can give the child extra reason to take good care of their teeth: because of the timer, technique, bright colours and the small brush head.