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Money magazine Australia features dental advice from The Smile Team

on June 15, 2009

The well regarded Money Magazine Australia took advice from The Smile Team in guiding readers on the topic of whether Electric Toothbrushes are worthwhile. After weighing up the pros and cons, Money Magazine quoted The Smile Team in summarising "a balanced diet, brushing more thoroughly and flossing daily will make a bigger difference to minimising decay and gum disease than changing to a power toothbrush alone"

Which power (electric) toothbrush should you choose? We help to guide you.

on August 15, 2013

Do I have a power toothbrush? Yes. Am I very fussed by which model I have? Not really. Why? Because beyond having a power brush with the following key points, I know that most models are very similar.

The next time you come across the many different types of power brushes at your electrical store/pharmacy, take note of the ones with the small round rotating heads. This is because research shows that only these small round rotating (oscillating) variety of power toothbrushes have consistently proven to be more beneficial than manual tooth brushing.

Power (electric) toothbrushes versus manual toothbrushes

on March 15, 2011


We look at whether you should make the switch

Have you ever wondered whether it's time that you ditched your manual toothbrush for the powered variety featured in the pretty ads? Well, the highly regarded not-for-profit international health care organization The Cochrane Health Group reviewed about 354 research studies on whether you should. Their findings are that it's a good idea, but that the improvement for most people is just going to be modest.