Thursday, December 12, 2013

Benefits of Electric Toothbrushes

Benefits of Electric Toothbrushes
Here at Bishop & Bishop Dental, we want to help our patients prevent oral health problems as much as possible so they don’t deal with extensive procedures later on. Dr. David Bishop encourages the use of power toothbrushes, showing the many benefits of electric toothbrushes in terms of dental hygiene and periodontal health our patients can achieve. While brushing manually with a traditional toothbrush twice a day get the teeth and gums clean, electric toothbrushes go even further and have other advantages as well.
Our patients benefit in a number of ways by using electric toothbrushes, including:
  • Getting cleaner teeth
  • Not brushing too hard
  • Brushing their teeth for the recommended time
  • Brushing thoroughly with dexterity problems
  • Being more environmentally friendly
Electric toothbrushes are easy to use and come with multiple attachments for every family member. To use it properly, angle it at a 45-degree angle and place it on the tooth where the gum line is. The bristled gently turn and vibrate, cleaning more plaque in the same amount of time. Many electric toothbrushes contain a timer that lets you know how long you should brush your teeth. By using an electric toothbrush, our patients come to our office less frequently with dental problems.
Contact us at 301-608-9270 for any questions or concerns about the benefits of electric toothbrushes.

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