- 1 Are Oral-B toothbrush heads Universal?
- 2 When should I replace my Oral-B electric toothbrush head?
- 3 How do you clean an electric toothbrush?
- 4 Can batteries be replaced in Oral-B toothbrush?
- 5 Why is my Oral-B electric toothbrush not working?
- 6 Is Round Head toothbrush better?
- 7 What shape toothbrush head is best?
- 8 How often should you change your toothbrush?
- 9 What is the lifespan of an electric toothbrush?
- 10 Should I leave my Oral B electric toothbrush plugged in?
- 11 How do you know when to replace your toothbrush head?
Are Oral-B toothbrush heads Universal?
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.
When should I replace my Oral-B electric toothbrush head?
Dentists recommend replacing toothbrush head every 3 months, as the bristles become frayed and worn with use which reduces the cleaning effectiveness of the toothbrush. Many Oral-B brush heads refills feature indicator bristles that fade halfway to help remind you when to replace your toothbrush head.
How do you clean an electric toothbrush?
How to Clean an Electric Toothbrush Head. Use a Bleach Solution. Each month, soak your toothbrush head in bleach and water (10 parts water to 1 part bleach) for one hour. Once it is finished soaking, be sure to rinse your toothbrush head thoroughly to get rid of excess bleach.
Can batteries be replaced in Oral-B 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.
Why is my Oral-B electric toothbrush not working?
The best thing to do is to put it on the charger for 30 minutes or so, and then try to switch it on. It should blink green during charging. Note that this can take up to 15 minutes to start happening if the toothbrush was entirely drained of battery during brushing. When charging is complete, the blinking should stop.
Is Round Head toothbrush better?
An oscillating toothbrush has a round brush head that quickly rotates in a circular motion to mimic proper brushing technique. Ultimately, though, both types are going to be an improvement over a manual toothbrush, so it’s up to you to decide which type you prefer.
What shape toothbrush head is best?
Head shape Conventionally shaped toothbrush heads are rounded or squared off. Diamond-shaped toothbrushes tend to be better at reaching the back and sides of your molars.
How often should you change your 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.”
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.
Should I leave my Oral B electric toothbrush plugged in?
Oral-B® Electric Toothbrush Tips If this is your first time using the product, you should fully charge the battery before using, which can take up to 16 hours. Once your handle is fully charged, continue using your electric toothbrush until no charge is left. This will help your battery perform at its best longer.
How do you know when to replace your 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.