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Do You Use an Electric Toothbrush?

We all have different strategies to inspire us to workout and one such strategy is buying gadgets. I wonder if this technique crosses over to dental health. My first electric toothbrush inspired me to brush my teeth since I often went longer than the 2 minute built in timer. My exuberance for my electric toothbrush has since cooled a bit and I use both kinds of brushes. But what about you...

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Merlin713 Merlin713 9 years
mizz_jennii have you ever tried one? I felt the same way as you until I tried one. I wouldn't go back to regular. It's a better clean with an electric and combined with flossing your teeth are practically stainless.
The-Italian-Jem The-Italian-Jem 9 years
LOL 7 bits
7bits 7bits 9 years
I use twigs and sometimes a wool brush if I can find one lying around in the garage.
mizz_jennii mizz_jennii 9 years
electric toothbrush = lazy!!! seriously is it that hard to pick up a regular toothbrush and brush your teeth?! what's next, a toilet that wipes your ass for you?
Livience Livience 9 years
It's all about Sonicare, y'all. No matter how diligently I brushed and flossed in the past (and I'm REALLY OCD about oral hygiene), I still developed Stage II periodontitis. The only thing that stopped this was switching to Sonicare from a manual toothbrush!! On top of saving my teeth, it also keeps them so white that people constantly ask me where I got them whitened! I drink coffee and soda all the time, so that's quite a feat! My new hygienist even told me, "Whoever whitened your teeth did a great job!" Thank you, Sonicare!!!
rubialala rubialala 9 years
lizalee lizalee 9 years
I have more control over regular toothbrushes.
Linda-McP Linda-McP 9 years
Ii use both, but my teeth do feel cleaner and smoother when I use my electric brush.
anjuaria anjuaria 9 years
I have a Sonicare because my dentist told me I needed one... So I do use it, but sometimes I'm lazy and I do a quick brush with my regular one. Also, it's a pain to carry the electronic one around when I go on trips. Even though it'll stay charged for a couple days, it's still a lot chunkier than a normal toothbrush!
aSLAMMINhottie aSLAMMINhottie 9 years
I heart my electric toothbrush; I can feel the difference in how clean (smooth) my teeth feel, and as the batteries run out I'm reminded to replace the head. Good stuff!
karisaamy karisaamy 9 years
I don't, the one I was using was actaully doing more harm than good, as it was pushing my gums back in a few spots. So be careful.
xtinabeena xtinabeena 9 years
i used to, but it broke. i miss it!
DesignRchic DesignRchic 9 years
BTW, NICE dog kiddylnd!!!
DesignRchic DesignRchic 9 years
Yes, and once I started using one, I never went back to the regular ones.
kiddylnd kiddylnd 9 years
I love my Sonicare! Mine even has the toothpaste built in so that I can press a button and add more while brushing.
kiwitwist kiwitwist 9 years
we used too but we switched back to regular because we could get them cheaper at Costco, then buying new heads for the electric
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
I don't, I use a hard toothbrush and floss and scope!
Brians-Girl Brians-Girl 9 years
i have one.. but i dont use it.. i just use the free ones i get from the dentist haha.. cuz i always forget to chrage it and its dead.. soo meh oo well :P
motherhelen motherhelen 9 years
My family has used a Sonicare toothbrush for years and we have been very pleased with it. Your teeth sure do feel clean and we've had no cavities.
nikolem2 nikolem2 9 years
As an environmentalist, I'm kind of against tools/gadgets that are unnecessarily electronic. I've never had a cavity and I've always used a regular old toothbrush, and plan to for as long as they still exist (I fear that someday everything will have a battery or plug somehow). Electric ones aren't even time-saving, as you have to spend just as much time brushing with them. Why plug in a charge something like this that uses our earth's resources for no good reason? Americans already use way more than anyone else without a second thought.
LadyP LadyP 9 years
Me and the hubby both.
themom themom 9 years
i dont like them
Michaelrcks Michaelrcks 9 years
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