- 1 Is Oral-B the same as Braun?
- 2 Do all Oral-B toothbrushes use the same heads?
- 3 How often should you replace your Oral-B toothbrush head?
- 4 How long does a Braun electric toothbrush last?
- 5 Who is the owner of Oral-B?
- 6 Do electric toothbrushes damage teeth?
- 7 How often should I change my electric toothbrush head?
- 8 Can you change the battery in a Braun electric toothbrush?
- 9 How do I clean my Braun electric toothbrush?
- 10 Why does my Oral-B electric toothbrush turn on by itself?
- 11 What is the lifespan of an electric toothbrush?
- 12 How often should I change my toothbrush?
- 13 How do you disinfect an electric toothbrush?
Is Oral-B the same as Braun?
Oral-B became part of the Gillette group in 1984. Braun, also part of the Gillette group at that time, started to use the Oral-B brand for electric toothbrushes. Oral-B has been part of the Procter & Gamble company since 2006.
Do all Oral-B toothbrushes use the same heads?
All of the Oral-B brush heads will fit to and work with any of the current and many older Oral-B electric toothbrushes. They are designed to be interchangeable*. All brush heads work on any Oral-B brush handle and cleaning mode.
How often should you replace your Oral-B toothbrush head?
The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends you replace your toothbrush head approximately every three to four months (around 90 days) to prevent bacteria from building up on the bristles.
How long does a Braun electric toothbrush last?
Life Span. The average life span of an electric toothbrush is 3-5 years.
Who is the owner of Oral-B?
P&G launched Oral-B toothpaste in India in July 2013, after years of speculation that it would bring Crest, one of the world’s largest oral care brands, to the country.
Do electric toothbrushes damage teeth?
Used properly, an electric toothbrush should not hurt your gums or enamel but instead promote overall oral health. Many people are guilty of brushing too hard, which can, over time, cause irreversible damage to tooth enamel and can cause receding gums, which is also irreversible.
How often should I change my electric toothbrush head?
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.
Can you change the battery in a Braun electric toothbrush?
No, you cannot replace the battery in your Oral-B electric toothbrush. The battery is contained within the electronics of the toothbrush handle and the unit is then sealed to keep it water tight. For these reasons we do not provide replacement batteries for Oral-B electric toothbrushes.
How do I clean my Braun electric toothbrush?
While the toothbrush head is soaking, wipe down the handle with a mild cleanser or bleach solution to remove excess gunk (use a cotton swab-dipped solution to clean out the area where the head is attached). When 30 minutes have passed, rinse both the toothbrush head and handle with warm water.
Why does my Oral-B electric toothbrush turn on by itself?
Oral-B toothbrush power cycles on/off If the Oral-B toothbrush is turning itself on and off very quickly, and then continues to run this likely normal. This is the professional timer, also known as the pacer/quadpacer/30 second timer.
What is the lifespan of an electric toothbrush?
The average life span of an electric toothbrush is around 5 years. Manufacturers normally offer a 2 year warranty should the brush fail sooner. But some brushes will last a lot longer — we know of people still using electric toothbrushes that are 10 years old.
How often should I change my toothbrush?
“The average person should be swapping out for a new toothbrush every three to four months,” explains Dr. Sienna Palmer, DDS, dentist at Meridien Dental in Santa Monica, CA. “This is recommended to ensure that the bristles are still effective and bacteria accumulation on the toothbrush is minimal.”
How do you disinfect an electric toothbrush?
Soaking your toothbrush in an antibacterial mouthwash is an easy and effective way to get it clean. Simply fill a cup with mouthwash and submerge your toothbrush in the solution, head down. Allow it to soak for at least four hours and rinse the brush thoroughly before using.