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Why Kids with Braces Should Use a Sonic Toothbrush

Do you worry about your child's oral hygiene when they're wearing braces? Braces can make it challenging to maintain good dental health, but don't fret! We've got an excellent solution for you — a kid's sonic toothbrush! These toothbrushes are specially designed to clean around braces, preventing the buildup of harmful bacteria, tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath.

In this article, we'll explain why a kid's sonic toothbrush is a fantastic investment in your child's dental health and provide tips on choosing the right one and using it properly. Let's get into this journey towards a healthier and happier smile together!

The Science Behind Sonic Toothbrushes

Say goodbye to struggling with your child's dental hygiene routine, and hello to the power of kid's sonic toothbrushes!

Kid's sonic toothbrushes work creating tiny bubbles that blast away plaque and food particles from those hard-to-reach areas around braces. With their high frequency vibrations, they offer a deeper clean than regular toothbrushes and require less effort.

Sonic toothbrushes typically use a motor to move the bristles at a high frequency, typically between 12,000 and 18,000 strokes per minute for kids. This creates a powerful cleaning action that can effectively remove plaque and food particles from the teeth and gums.

Additionally, many sonic toothbrushes come with built-in timers and sensors that help users to brush for the recommended two minutes and avoid brushing too hard, which can cause damage to the gums and enamel.

Challenges of Cleaning Teeth with Braces

It's crucial to give your kids' dental care the extra attention it deserves when they have braces. Skipping proper oral hygiene can lead to some pretty gnarly consequences, like tooth decay, gum disease, and bad breath caused by trapped food particles and bacteria.

Braces themselves can even cause irritation and inflammation in the gums, which can be super uncomfortable and painful. If gum disease is left untreated, things can get even worse, like bone and tooth loss. Plus, if you don't keep up with dental hygiene, your kid's orthodontic treatment could take longer than necessary.

Choosing the Right Sonic Toothbrush for Your Child's Braces

Here are some simple tips to keep in mind when choosing the perfect sonic toothbrush for your child's braces:

  • Look for a toothbrush with soft, high-quality bristles to avoid damaging their braces or gums.

  • Opt for a brush head size that can easily reach all those nooks and crannies around the braces.

  • Make sure the toothbrush has a timer or other features that encourage them to brush for the recommended two minutes.

  • Consider the battery life and ease of use

  • Get a sonic toothbrush with fun designs or interesting features that can keep your child interested and engaged.

To get recommendations on which type of sonic toothbrush would be best for your kids’ specific dental needs, it's a good idea to consult with their dentist

Pure Living: Quality Health & Lifestyle Products Made Affordable

Remember, good oral hygiene habits developed during orthodontic treatment can lead to a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums.

If you're looking for a great sonic toothbrush for your child, look no further than Pure Living kid's sonic toothbrushes! Our toothbrushes are available in three vibrant colors – pink, yellow and blue. These are designed for kids aged 2–12.

Pure Living kid's sonic toothbrushes come with a range of features that make them an excellent choice for your child's dental health. With three different modes to choose from, your child can customise their brushing experience to fit their needs. The toothbrush also has a 2-minute timer to ensure that your child is brushing for the recommended amount of time, as well as 7 colour LED lights.

Additionally, we also offer other products like UV light toothbrush sterilisers, water flossers and interdental brushes to help ensure your kids have beautiful, healthy smiles for years to come. Get them now.

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