Compared to manual toothbrushes, electric toothbrushes reduced dental plaque by 21 percent more and gingivitis. As for the manual toothbrushes, the obvious pros are that they have a low cost, easy availability and variety of available styles. There are many different colors to choose from, as well as soft or medium bristles and smaller or larger heads. It is also very easy to travel with them and you do not have to worry about buying new batteries or ever charging them. Then, in the end, the main advantage is that the manual toothbrush is convenient.
Electric tooth brushes are generally argued to be the best for your oral health. It’s true that they are more expensive, however, buying a rechargeable toothbrush is generally a one-time high cost and then buying replacement heads is a comparable price to that of manual toothbrushes. Now, the pros for electric toothbrushes they make it easy to practice proper brushing technique, they do a better job of removing plaque, and kids usually find them more fun to use!
Studies have shown that electric toothbrushes are more effective at eliminating plaque and reducing gum problems. Children can really be interested in brushing their teeth if they have a "fancy" toothbrush. Some toothbrushes will play music even when your children brush their teeth. If you are looking for a new brush on the market, it may be wise to switch to an electric toothbrush. If you prefer the good old manual brush, then make sure you practice proper brushing techniques.