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Do you have questions about electric toothbrushes? If so, you’re not alone. Many people also have questions about the handy tool because it can seem complex if you don’t know much about it. To help you find the answers you’re looking for, our dentists, Dr. Duane K. Taylor and Dr. Bryan Carmichael are pleased to provide the answers to these commonly asked questions about electric toothbrushes in Dallas, Texas:

Q: What type of electric toothbrush should I use?

A: It’s best to use an electric brush that has soft bristles. The soft bristles will clean your teeth and care for your gums. As far as other characteristics go, there are many different features that can help with different things. For example, if you want whiter teeth, use a whitening toothbrush. If you have gum recession, use a toothbrush that helps remove plaque and is gentle with the tissues.

Q: Is an electric toothbrush better than a manual toothbrush?

A: Both electric and manual toothbrushes can properly and effectively clean the teeth and care for the gums.

Q: What are the benefits of an electric toothbrush?

A: There are many benefits. It can help you brush for the proper amount of time, it can help you avoid using too much pressure when brushing, it can help you brush each tooth equally and more.

If you have any questions or if you would like to know more about electric toothbrushes, please reach out to our dental team at Affordable Dentistry and Orthodontics. All you need to do is dial 214-330-7771 and we will be more than happy to help you.