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Studies say no: A properly used toothbrush will perform equally good as an electric brush. That being said, an electric toothbrush aimed properly is likely easier to use for some patients, especially those with dexterity problems. A good three minute brush, 2-3 times a day, that covers all of the tooth surfaces and the gums is sufficient. There is no magic in an electric toothbrush, it is about aiming properl. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes if used properly: Electric or vibrating toothbrushes can be very effective, but are not magic. They must be used properly in order to work. They will not clean any areas that they do not reach, so you must make sure to move them slowly and gently across all the surfaces of your teeth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long should you change your toothbrush? every 3 months? its been 4 months and i just changed my toothbrush, is it ok?
Colgate sells a toothbrush that has a soft seal on the back which is easy to break when they put it on the shelfs. is this toothbrush safe to use?
I bought 2 oral b battery operated toothbrushes. What is the proper care for a battery operated toothbrush?
Depends: With any toothbrush, the key is consistency and proper technique. Don't be fooled into thinking that an electric toothbrush will do the job for you, you still have to make sure to get to all your teeth and all the surfaces. A manual toothbrush used properly can be just as good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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