Kids have the right idea when it comes to smiling : they smile about 400 times a day. Parents are always asking if they should invest in an electric toothbrush for their child going through orthodontic treatment. Although it’s possible to do an excellent job brushing your teeth with a manual toothbrush, today’s advanced electric toothbrushes make it a lot easier to maintain a sparkling smile!

The Sonicare for Kids is for younger kids (age 4-10) and features a smaller design, two gentle power modes, a built-in timer and KidPacer that actually plays musical tones to prompt kids to brush longer.

We recommend brushing for a full two minutes. Parents, time yourselves and see how you do. Brushing for two minutes feels like two hours, but it will make a world of difference in the health of your teeth and gums. And, with today’s research on the effects of bacteria in the mouth affecting the health of the body (click here to read more) we like to say (while pointing to the mouth) “germs here, germs everywhere.”

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