Your dentist along with the ADA will always recommend replacing your electric or manual toothbrush after using it for three to four months at a minimum. Doing so will keep your mouth healthy and clean, and keep the germs away as well.
How long is a electric toothbrush supposed to last?
The average life span of an electric toothbrush is 3-5 years. Some companies will offer a 60 day money back guarantee, if you’re not satisfied with the product within 60 days, you can return it and get your money back.
Do electric toothbrushes need replacing?
Electric toothbrush heads clean the surface area of your teeth by quickly rotating or vibrating. … Plan to change out the toothbrush head on your electronic toothbrush every 12 weeks, or even earlier. Watch for signs of wear and tear on the bristles to know when it’s time to say goodbye to a brush head.
Do electric toothbrushes expire?
Toothbrush. The toothbrush itself comes with no expiration date, especially if it’s unused. … A good rule of thumb is to change out your toothbrush – or your brush head, if you’re using an electric toothbrush – every 3 months.
How long do Oral B electric toothbrushes last?
Depending on which model you have, your Oral-B electric toothbrush should take between 14 and 22 hours to fully charge the brush, and should last for between 5 and 12 days of brushes (when brushing twice a day, for 2 minutes each time).
How often should I replace my electric toothbrush?
Every 3 months. This is how often you should replace your electric toothbrush head. It is also the same time period that you should replace or change your manual toothbrush. You should replace the toothbrush or the brush head sooner if the bristles of the head are clearly worn, frayed or damaged in any way.
Why has my Oral B electric toothbrush stopped working?
The best thing to do is to put it on the charger for 30 minutes or so, and then try to switch it on. … It should blink green during charging. Note that this can take up to 15 minutes to start happening if the toothbrush was entirely drained of battery during brushing. When charging is complete, the blinking should stop.
How often should you change your Oral B electric toothbrush?
Replace your Oral-B® Electric Toothbrush brush head every three months, or when the blue Indicator® bristles fade halfway to white, or earlier if you notice fraying.
Why should I change my toothbrush every 3 months?
Research shows that a new toothbrush can remove more plaque than one that is worn out. As the bristles become worn they become more prone to bacterial or fungal growth. Using a toothbrush more than three months might give you dental problems, halitosis or bad breath.
How do you clean an electric toothbrush?
Make sure to disconnect the toothbrush head from the electric base before putting anything but toothpaste and warm water on your toothbrush. If your electric toothbrush is the kind that doesn’t detach from the base, just use warm water or a quick mouthwash soak, and store it in a clean, dry place.