Want To Try An Electric Toothbrush?

Did you wake up one day with the desire to try an electric toothbrush for your oral health? It’s only natural! You likely see advertisements for them, hear about their benefits, and probably pass by a display of them when you’re at the drugstore. If your curiosity is getting the better of you but you aren’t sure whether this is a venture you should take, we encourage you to consider both sides of the coin. Think over some reasons you should – and ask yourself if you’re missing out on anything if you don’t. The answer, you will find, is completely a matter of preference.

Reasons You Don’t Have To Try One

If you have convinced yourself that it’s essential to try an electric toothbrush for your oral health, think again: You don’t need to. Why not? Well, while we certainly have a lot of good things to say about these brushes, manual brushes are effective, too. If you are simply caught up in the desire to try something new but you’d really rather not spend the money, if your usual brushing habits have always worked quite well, or if you’re having second thoughts, then you are free to stick to your manual brush! As the saying goes, if it ain’t broke … don’t fix it!

Reasons You Should (If You’re Interested)

Let’s say you’re actually quite interested in trying an electric toothbrush to benefit your oral health. There’s a long list of reasons you should go ahead and give into temptation. Allow us to offer up some convincing ideas:

  • You can shop a broad spectrum of options and prices to find a brush that fits your requirements.
  • If you don’t like your manual brush at the moment because your arm or hand is getting tired, an electric brush can take care of the issue.
  • Maybe you find that your dental hygiene is not quite paying off and that you are not removing enough plaque – an electric brush can make this easier.


Our team offers our patients and their family access to comprehensive dental care, including general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry. To schedule an appointment with the Potach and Mitchell Dental Clinic, contact our Austin, MN dental office today by calling 507-437-6312. Our office welcomes patients from Austin, MN and surrounding communities.