Electric toothbrush or manual toothbrush

To have a healthy mouth and a healthy smile, there is no secret, you must brush your teeth effectively after each meal. The purpose of the toothbrush is to remove plaque and stimulate the gums to prevent tooth deterioration and gum disease.

To have a healthy mouth and a healthy smile, there is no secret, you must brush your teeth effectively after each meal. The purpose of the toothbrush is to remove plaque and stimulate the gums to prevent tooth deterioration and gum disease.

  • The manual toothbrush

There is nothing simpler than a manual toothbrush. Its shape and length are perfect and most people have no trouble using it. Lighter, it is much easier to transport than the electric one. In the office, on vacation or on weekends, it remains the perfect solution. The manual toothbrush is less expensive. It also allows you to better adapt your own brushing according to your desires or needs. And obviously with a manual brush no problem of charging or battery.

For optimum cleaning, it’s best to choose a head that fits the size of your mouth. The main thing is the brushing technique and not the object.

  • The electric toothbrush

Why opt for an electric toothbrush? It allows a more precise and homogeneous brushing, the electric toothbrushes realize more numerous movements than the manual models.

In addition, it can be recommended for people who lack strength or dexterity, such as the elderly, sick people or children. Knowing that more than 80% of children do not like to brush their teeth, the electric toothbrush can prove to be a playful and judicious solution to accompany the hygiene of the children from 3 years old. However, be sure to choose a brush specifically designed for them.

There are two kinds of electric toothbrushes: rotary models, which are characterized by the rotational movement of a small round head and cleans the tooth perfectly. Then the sonic models, who’s brushing can effectively clean between the interdental spaces.

  • When to change your toothbrush?

Toothbrushes are important tools for our health. But they can also contain millions of bacteria … We advise to change your toothbrush every 3 months. Under certain conditions, it is advisable to change your toothbrush more often:

  • When you’re sick
  • If your immune system is disrupted or weakened
  • When the toothbrush shows signs of wear (The hairs break, lose their effectiveness and can no longer clean difficult to reach areas or a deposit has formed at the base of the base of the hairs)

To keep your toothbrush clean, let it dry between uses. Toothbrushes are environments conducive to the development of germs, fungi and bacteria. Over time, they accumulate on it. To prevent colds and flu viruses from contaminating other toothbrushes, the bristles should not touch those of other toothbrushes.