Why You Should Use An Electric Toothbrush

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Why You Should Use An Electric Toothbrush

40 per cent of Canadians* say the smile is the most important physical attribute when determining physical attraction. Interesting.

So, why is it then, that a mere 30 per cent of Canadians* follow the dentist-recommended at-home oral care routine (flossing, brushing and rinsing)? Healthy teeth and gums = a good-looking smile, people!

The foundation of a great at-home oral care routine is brushing for 2 minutes, twice a day. And what we’ve learnt is that electric toothbrushes are going to do a waaaay better job at cleaning your teeth than your typical manual one. Electric toothbrushes make brushing easier, as they provide the cleaning action for you – moving thousands of times per minute. With a manual brush, you do all the work. An Oral-B oscillating/rotating electric toothbrush can help remove up to 100 per cent more plaque and reduce gingivitis more effectively than a standard manual toothbrush.

Not sold on using an electric toothbrush? Our Editor, Lesley Ellen is a dedicated manual toothbrush user and will test drive the Oral-B ProfessionalCare 3000 electric toothbrush – so stay tuned for her review.

In the meantime, you’ve gotta check out the Oral-B Canada Facebook page as it is a really great resource for all oral health information. And, Dr. Janet Tamo, the consulting dentist to Crest and Oral-B is going to be doing a live Q&A at the beginning of June via the Facebook page.

Do you use an electric or manual toothbrush? Tell us!

*statistics from the third annual Crest and Oral-B Great Canadian Smile Survey.

3 Responses to "Why You Should Use An Electric Toothbrush"

  1. Carol  Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 1:10 am

    I agree that smile (mesmerizing one?) is the main chief attribute determining physical attraction.

  2. how to make crackle nail polish  Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 10:24 pm

    I’m have problem with my gums, they’re sensitive. do you have any brand that you can recommend to me?

  3. The Editor  Friday, May 18, 2012 at 8:43 am

    We recommend that you floss daily and use either an electric toothbrush with a sensitive brush head or a soft manual toothbrush. And visit your dentist for regular checkups!

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