Reshma Gowda D.D.S.

2950 E. Wattles Rd., Ste. 200
Troy, MI 48085

248-526-9680

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Office Hours
Monday 9a.m. - 6p.m.
Tuesday 10a.m. - 7p.m.
Wednesday      8a.m. - 5p.m.
Thursday 9a.m. - 6p.m.
Friday Closed
Saturday 9a.m. - 2p.m.

Electric Brush versus Manual Brushes

electric brush Troy, MIThere have been multiple studies comparing the effectiveness of manual brushes and electric brushes.

Although not all electric brushes are the same, these studies conclude that, in general, electric brushes are more efficient in controlling plaque than manual brushes. Theoretically, you can do a very good brushing with a regular hand brush, but the movements of an electric brush make the task easier and more effective.

Also, some electric brushes (Sonicare) produce sonic vibrations that are difficult to mimic with a hand brush! Other electric brushes like Oral-B and Rotadent have small heads that help you access hard-to-reach areas of your mouth. This aspect is more important when you are talking about someone with orthodontic braces or a history of gum disease.

If you have any questions about electric toothbrushes and you live in Troy, MI or the surrounding area, give us a call today!

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