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How to use an electric toothbrush correctly?

Author:Yueya Cloud view:135 Release time:2023.07.20

The electric toothbrush is a common oral cleaning tool in modern life, which can effectively remove dirt and bacteria from teeth more efficiently. However, if not used correctly, it may lead to oral health problems. The following is an article on how to use an electric toothbrush correctly.


I. Choose an appropriate electric toothbrush for yourself

There are many different types of electric toothbrushes on the market, such as rotating, vibrating, and sonic toothbrushes. Different electric toothbrushes have different features and are suitable for different people. Therefore, when purchasing an electric toothbrush, you should choose a product that meets your own oral conditions and needs.

II. Properly hold the electric toothbrush

When holding an electric toothbrush, the brush head should be closely adhered to the surface of the tooth, and then gently press down on the brush handle with your fingers to maintain stability. At the same time, do not exert too much force or twist your wrist excessively to avoid causing hand fatigue or injury.

III. Correct use of an electric toothbrush

After turning on the power switch, place the brush head in your mouth and press the switch to start brushing your teeth. The brushing time should not be less than two minutes each time.

When brushing, pay attention not to let the brush head touch your tongue or gums to avoid damage to oral tissues.

For difficult-to-clean areas such as gaps between teeth and back teeth, a small auxiliary brush head can be used for cleaning.

Regular replacement of the brush head is very important. Generally speaking, it is recommended to replace it every three months.

Do not share an electric toothbrush with others to avoid cross-infections.

IV. Pay attention to the maintenance of the electric toothbrush

After each use, clean the dirt and bacteria on the brush head and surface of the machine thoroughly. You can use water or special cleaners for cleaning.

Do not put the electric toothbrush in a high temperature or humid environment, as this may affect its lifespan and effectiveness.

If you do not use the electric toothbrush for a long time, store it in a dry and ventilated place, and regularly charge it to maintain battery life.

In summary, correctly using an electric toothbrush can help us better protect our oral health. I hope everyone can carefully follow the above usage methods and precautions and enjoy a healthy oral life!

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