Long time patients know that we are advocates of using electric toothbrushes. Research shows that people using a regular toothbrush will spend less than 40 seconds brushing their teeth, while most electric toothbrushes have timers in the 2 minute range. Electric toothbrushes also guard against over-brushing, the overly vigorous brushing of teeth, as the toothbrushes do all the work. While there are a number of different brands and types of electric toothbrushes, we have recently starting carrying one of the two top brands. If you aren’t already using an electric toothbrush, we highly recommend that you visit with our staff at your next visit about the pros and cons of using them.