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Are you someone who has questions about electric toothbrushes? If so, our dental team is more than happy to help you. The more you know about electric toothbrushes, the better chance you have of selecting the right brush for your smile as well as using it properly. So, our dentist, Dr. Maureen Toal, is happy to give you some answers by providing the answers to these commonly asked electric toothbrush questions:

Q: What type of electric toothbrush should I use?

A: It’s best to use an electric brush that has soft bristles. The soft bristles will clean your teeth and care for your gums. As far as other characteristics go, there are many different features that can help with different things. For example, if you want whiter teeth, use a whitening toothbrush. If you have gum recession, use a toothbrush that helps remove plaque and is gentle with the tissues.

Q: Is an electric toothbrush better than a manual toothbrush?

A: Electric toothbrush brands might make claims of removing more plaque or boosting your oral health, but both electric and manual toothbrushes can effectively and properly clean the smile.

Q: What are the benefits of an electric toothbrush?

A: There are many benefits, like a brushing timer, a quadrant timer, a more entertaining brushing routine and more.

For more information and details about electric toothbrushes in Phoenix, Arizona, please contact Center For Dental Rehabilitation today at 602.485.0505. Our dental team will be thrilled to give you the answers and help you need. We look forward to hearing from you!