How to choose electric toothbrushes for kids

Nithvik
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Hi Friends, We are going to discuss the tips to choose electric toothbrush for kids. Here is what to look out for when purchasing a new electric toothbrush for kids:

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Electric toothbrush for kids
Tips to choose electric toothbrush for kids

Two-minute timers: 

Two-minute, the essential amount of time required for brushing. Some [brushes] even prompt kids to move between sections of the mouth for optimal cleaning. These features ensure that all surfaces of the teeth are getting equal and proper attention for the appropriate amount of time.

Pressure sensors: 

Special lights can alert the user if they are brushing too aggressively . This is why adult supervision emphasized until around age 8 to ensure safe and proper cleaning.

A handle that can be operated by kids: 

It also helps to have a long handle that provides space for an adult to help guide and maneuver the brush when assisting.

Coaching apps: 

These make brushing a lot more fun for my two kids. Some toothbrushes like Oral-B come with instructional apps that make sure kids are brushing properly in all the right places.

At what age can a child use an electric toothbrush?

Children can start at 3 years old, with adult supervision and after consulting with a trusted dentist. Kids can brush their gums too hard that can cause sore spots or gum recession, so it’s helpful to have an adult around to prevent that. Fortunately, a lot of electric toothbrushes include a pressure sensor that alerts the user if they’re brushing too aggressively.

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