Why you need an electric toothbrush: the family guide
With so many adverts and internet sources suggesting you make the switch from manual to electric dental care, the question is: should you? You’ve probably been using a manual toothbrush as long as you can remember. It can be tough to change up a long-standing routine, especially if you fear electric brushes are more expensive or harder to use. We’re here to bust the myths and bring you the low-down on exactly what electric dental care could do for you.
5 reasons to use an electric toothbrush
Let's start off with the benefits of electric dental care. Here are our top 5 reasons to many the switch:
They do a more thorough job
Most electric toothbrushes use inbuilt technology to make cleaning your teeth easier and more efficient. The secret to good dental care is a thorough clean which is often easier said than done. Those hard-to-reach corners in between the teeth (especially at the bottom) can be a nightmare. The flexible, soft bristles of an electric toothbrush get right in between the cracks for an effective, thorough treatment. The ISSA™ Toothbrush is set to run for a two-minute cycle which is broken up into quadrants. This means you spend long enough on each section and don't rush over important corners.
They’re not just for the teeth
While manual, hard toothbrushes are solely designed for use on your teeth, the soft bristles of an electric toothbrush are also suitable for the gums and tongue. Improving all-around dental hygiene, the ISSA™ Toothbrush is expertly designed for battling plaque with its circular brush head. It’s an example of a soft toothbrush which means its bristles are gentle enough for all areas of the mouth. This is especially true of the ISSA™ Mini Toothbrush which is designed for children whose teeth and gums are still developing. This device boasts a compact size for child-friendly grip.
They do the work for you
When brushing manually, we can accidentally wear-out our gums by brushing for too long or applying too much pressure. We brush according to our habits even if these sometimes do more harm than good. By using an electric toothbrush, you remove the guesswork as they often display a red light when you’re applying too much pressure. This is fantastic for gum health and overall dental hygiene.
Reduce the chance of gum disease
While other factors like diet and biology come into this, using an electric brush is a great way to reduce build-up that can lead to serious conditions like gingivitis and gum disease. The silicone bristles of the ISSA™ Toothbrush provide increased flexibility to reach the intimate nooks and crannies of your mouth. This allows them to effectively banish dental plaque and ward off gum inflammation. While this is great for customers of all ages, it’s particularly important for younger users. Healthy teeth in childhood will set your little ones up for improved dental hygiene in later life. The ISSA™ Mini Toothbrush is available in four fun colours.
Banish bad breath
Some customers find they suffer from bad breath even after cleaning their teeth. This is because bad odours can come from food particles even if they’re trapped away where you can’t see them. In fact, these hidden crevices can harbour some of the worst odours due to the fact that food stays there longer. Use the round brush head of the ISSA™ Toothbrush to expel pesky food remainders and ensure a healthy mouth free from bad breath.
Finally, what accessories do you need for your electric toothbrush?
Once you’ve bought the body of your electric toothbrush, it’s yours for life. Not such a big expense at all! The only thing you’ll need to purchase is a replacement head from time to time. The Sephora Collection have all bases covered with the ISSA™ Brush Head in a choice of gorgeous colours. Choose lavender, cobalt blue, cold black or mint, and easily slot them onto your device. Sorted!