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Can the ionic toothbrush really work?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
All toothbrushes: All toothbrushes work. Just like your hands work at cleaning your body when you take a bath or shower or wash them in the sink. It's more how you use it than some special "magic" or "gimmick" or special ability. That's just my personal view on this subject. All you need is a simple manual toothbrush. I like the oral-b myself. Others recommend the sonicare. The "ionic" ? The supersonic? Hmm.
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Snake oil!: I have not seen a study or a juried scientific article that shows an "ionic" brush imparts any special cleaning effects. Don't waste your money!

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