Which is better ? Electric or manual ?

(6 Posts)
notapizzaeater Fri 04-Jan-13 10:33:49

Santa bought me a shiny electric toothbrush and I hate it. Really hate it. Can't stand the feeling in my head when using it, I mean who puts a vibrator on your teeth. Think it's because it reminds me of he dentists drill.

So.... Is using an electric toothbrush for 10/15 seconds (seriously that's all I can cope with) or a manual for a couple of mins better ?

notapizzaeater Fri 04-Jan-13 13:11:55

Bump ....

Garnier Fri 04-Jan-13 13:13:22

you are the same as DD. We all have electric, but she cannot abide the feel of it, so is the only one on a manual. Dentist very pleased with her brushing and no fillings for years (aged 18)
So go with what you prefer.

They are different actions and have different benefits.

I use manual in the morning and electric at night to make use of the different motions.

I expect 15s of electric isn't efficient tho and is worse than properly done manual.

Cantbelieveitsnotbutter Fri 04-Jan-13 17:22:14

Hate them as well!! Only manual for me.
I'm 30 and no fillings

notapizzaeater Fri 04-Jan-13 20:47:22

Think I'll pass on using the electric one then, I can't believe how much I hate the feeling .....

Manual has worked up to now 45 and 3 fillings .

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