Posted April 30, 2013
Should you use a manual or electric-powered toothbrush? Is one better than the other?
People often ask dental professionals whether an electric or manual toothbrush style is best. Although dental professionals may have different recommendations, ultimately both electric and manual toothbrushes are effective tools in removing food particles and plaque, a sticky film that adheres to teeth and attracts bacteria.
The American Dental Association reports that the health of your teeth and gums depends on brushing twice a day and flossing at least once a day.
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