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How old is the electric toothbrush

Children's teeth are fragile. They can't use electric toothbrush right away. They need to be a certain age to use it. How old can they use electric toothbrush?

How old is the electric toothbrush

Generally, children can use children's electric toothbrush after the age of 3. At this time, it's better for adults to help children brush their teeth, because it's difficult for children to clean their teeth, even if they use electric toothbrush, it's also difficult to brush them in place.

Why children can't use electric toothbrush

1. Hidden danger of brush head and handle separation

If the electric toothbrush used by children is split type, if the brush head falls down during the brushing process, it is likely to be swallowed by children by mistake. Therefore, when choosing the electric toothbrush for children, it is necessary to choose the integrated design toothbrush, which can avoid these situations.

2. Improper handle

The electric toothbrush should be matched with the handle with appropriate length and thickness. The proper handle design can reduce the brushing strength by about 60% and reduce the oral injury caused by excessive force. Most of the electric toothbrushes are too heavy for children to use.

3. Hurt yourself by mistake

Children generally do not use the electric toothbrush correctly, it is easy to damage the tender gums, causing the gums to appear red and swollen symptoms, and at the same time, it will wear the teeth. In serious cases, it will cause periodontitis, leading to tooth loss, so children should not use the electric toothbrush before the age of 3. It is better to use children's toothbrush when they are over 5 years old and under 10 years old. Parents should also pay attention to teaching their children how to use toothbrush correctly.

Children's teeth are fragile. They can't use electric toothbrush right away. They need to be a certain age to use it. How old can they use electric toothbrush?

How to choose electric toothbrush

1. Less power

The best choice for children's electric toothbrush is the electric toothbrush with low power, because children's teeth and gums are relatively fragile, and children can't hold the toothbrush properly, so the power should be as small as possible.

2. The bristles are small and soft

The bristles on the brush head should be small and soft. Secondly, the cute shape can attract children to brush their teeth. The shape of the toothbrush should attract children so as to arouse their interest in brushing their teeth. Soft bristles can damage their teeth and gums.

3. Choose brand products

In addition, try to choose big brands that focus on electric toothbrush products, such as Philips and Euler B. Although the price will be a little expensive, the quality and professionalism are relatively guaranteed, after all, they are for children.

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