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SONICARE TOOTHBRUSH

Sonic action to give you a better cleaning.

Sonicare uses sonic waves to clean beyond the bristles!

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Why Sonicare?: 

     Manual toothbrushes have been shown to remove an average of less than 50% of the plaque from the smooth area of the tooth and less from the areas 
between the teeth
Whereas
power toothbrush have been shown to
 be superior to a manual brush in removing tooth stain
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  1. Sonicare cleans so effectively it removes 80 percent of coffee, tea and tobacco stains. 

  2. It also removes nearly twice as much plaque between teeth than manual brushing

  3. The Sonicare toothbrush is unique among power brushes.  It disrupts plaque with mechanical action as well as with a dynamic fluid activity generated by a low frequency acoustic energy.  

  4. With bristle vibration at 31,000 strokes/minute, causing capitation and streaming in the fluid surrounding the teeth, it disrupts adherent plaque at distances up to 3 mm beyond the physical reach of the bristles.

  5. Inspired by the sonic technology used in dental offices, Sonicare is personally used by more U.S. dentists and hygienists than any other power toothbrush brand.

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FAMILY GENTLE DENTAL CARE

 

Charge base

2 year guarantee

2 toothbrush heads

Easy grip handle

Travel bag

2 minute timer with 30 second interval (to remind you brush each quadrant equally)

~We have NO financial interest in this company.

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User Tips:

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Relax your electric toothbrush will do most of the work for you so you can apply 50% less pressure than with a manual brush.  You can do this by using a three finger grip to lessen the pressure 

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Slowly move the brush from tooth to tooth at a 30 to 40 degree angle for about 2 seconds on each tooth or divide your mouth into 4 sections and brush each section "quadrant" for 30 seconds

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Brush for at least 2 minutes making sure to reach way in the back where the molars are and inside (tongue) side of your teeth

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Replace your brush head at least every 6 months or sooner.  A worn out head may reduce your brush's effectiveness

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At least once a week, remove your brush head from the handle and rinse and clean it thoroughly and always clean your brush head after each use

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Warning

All sonic toothbrushes should not be used with baking soda and/or peroxide toothpastes.  These toothpaste products should be avoided as they contribute to cracks in the upper portion of the handle.

Maintenance of Whitening with a Power Toothbrush After Bleaching Treatment

Studies have shown that there is some shadow rebound over time.  However your eating and drinking habits are likely to affect rebound as extrinsic staining is caused by coffee, tea, tobacco, red wine and red grapes.  The Sonicare toothbrush has been  proven in this study to be a more effective tool than a manual toothbrush in maintaining the color of bleached teeth for 6 months.  
Maintenance of Whitening with a Power Toothbrush After Bleaching treatment.  Dr. Kugel, Dr Aboushala, Dr. Sharma, Dr. Ferreira, Dr. Anderson; pg 119-130 Compendium Vol 25, No.2 2/04

* Prevention: The Key to Successful Nonsurgical Periodontal Treatment, Dr. Neil Gottehrer, Dr David Light; Dentistry Today; pg 82-87; January 2002

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February 06, 2008

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