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Gift Ideas for Him, Her and the Kids!

Any of the electric toothbrushes featured on would make a great gift for its recipient and could even be bundled together with complimenting accessories such as brush heads, dental floss and toothpaste to make a complete package.  However, I had a shifty about and came across some more ideas. [Read more…]

Best Electric Toothbrushes for 2014

Philips HealthywhiteHaving done a ton of research already regarding the best (and worst) electrical toothbrushes on the market today, I decided to pool all the information I had gathered into one central area. Being in the running for a new rechargeable toothbrush myself I thought this would be handy for other people too, as I kept changing my mind as I reviewed one toothbrush and then the next. [Read more…]

The Costs of Brushing with an Electric Toothbrush vs Manual Toothbrush

manual toothbrush

One of the main factors influencing your decision on whether to buy a rechargeable toothbrush rather than a manual will undoubtedly be the cost of the toothbrush, because they are expensive gadgets. The more features, and additional gimmicks they have, the more expensive they become, although you don’t need to buy the most expensive electric toothbrush to achieve a really good brush, a lower end model with only one cleaning mode and a timer will do just as good a job. [Read more…]

Philips Sonicare HX6311/07 vs Philips Sonicare HX6311/02 Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush for Kids


child brushing teethAs a parent, you want to encourage and motivate your child to adopt good oral hygiene and brushing habits as soon as their first little tooth appears you will assist your little one for the first few years of their life by using a manual toothbrush. However, as they grow up you may want to consider investing in an electric toothbrush for them, especially if you use an electric toothbrush yourself, due to the superior benefits of brushing with an electric toothbrush vs manual brushing. [Read more…]

Philips Sonicare Essence HX5610 vs Philips Sonicare EasyClean HX6511


electric toothbrush brush headThe Philips Sonicare EasyClean HX6511 and the Essence HX5610 are both rechargeable electric toothbrushes that are very similar at first glance – they both have features in common such as the 2-minute “Smartimer” and one cleaning mode.  They also have the “easy start” technology whereby the brush gradually builds up its power level over the course of the first week, great if you’re moving from a manual to an electric brush. [Read more…]

Best Electric Toothbrush for Sensitive Teeth


tooth sectionIf you suffer from sensitive teeth it means that the layer of dentine underneath the enamel has been exposed. This can cause mild pain, from the odd twinge, to more severe chronic discomfort. The discomfort you feel will often be aggravated by putting hot or cold food and drink in your mouth, or by eating something very sweet or acidic.

There are many causes of sensitive teeth that range from brushing too hard and wearing the enamel away, dental erosion or gum disease. If you suffer from sensitive teeth, you know about it, and will want to try and avoid anything that is going to exacerbate the problem. You should avoid acidic foods such as vinegar or soft drinks which will also attack your tooth enamel. [Read more…]