How toothbrushes matter for us?
Invented in 1930s, toothbrushes have played an important role in our daily life. We’re taught to keep brushing our teeth every day or even twice a day since children. And wherever we go, we will bring our toothbrush to avoid discomfort.
Now we have another choice—electric toothbrush. It has been accepted by most users that electric toothbrushes are more effective than traditional ones, and many professional dentist recommend electric tooth brushes to achieve a more effective cleaning. However, it may confused for beginners to consider which toothbrush to purchase, for there are many different types, features and prices available.
The first thing to consider is your personal preferences and comfort levels, then you need to know the basic functions and technologies of different types.
Type of Brush Head
Brush head is most important part in a whole brushes: rotating brush heads spin all the way around, while oscillating brush heads move from side to side. Some heads could pulsate to make the head move in and out against the teeth while spinning to further help dislodge plaque. There are also some specialized toothbrush heads to fulfill personal needs, and each conduct different benefits:
·CrossAction: remove up to 100% plaque with it’s unique angled bristles.
·3D White: could whiten the teeth by removing surface stains with it’s polishing cup.
·Sensitive Clean: could conduct a more gentle clean with its extra soft bristles for people with sensitive gums.
·FlossAction: provide a superior interdental clean with its advanced bristles.
Besides the brush head, you may also consider whether a certain electric toothbrush can conduct the cleaning model you need. Generally there are some common models: daily clean model for everyday plaque removal; sensitive model for sensitive gums; Pro-clean mode for longer brushing to clean hard-reach areas; gum care model to stimulate gums; whitening model to help whiten teeth; and the tongue model to solve bad smell issues.
You may also find some little functions possessed by some electric toothbrushes: brushing timer to tell users how long he should brush each area of mouth; pressure sensor to let you how whether the pressure you use now will do harm to your teeth ( also designed for sensitive gum); position detection technology to help you see which area in your mouth have been brushed and which not. Those features are not that necessary but can promote cleaning experience, and you can consider them depending on your personal need.