- 1 How long do Oral-B electric toothbrushes last?
- 2 How often do you need to replace electric toothbrush?
- 3 Why do electric toothbrushes stop working?
- 4 Should electric toothbrushes be plugged in all the time?
- 5 Can I replace the battery in my Oral-B electric toothbrush?
- 6 What happens if you don’t change your toothbrush?
How long do Oral-B electric toothbrushes last?
Many dental professionals recommend changing your toothbrush about every three months, and the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends that you replace your toothbrush approximately every three to four months, or sooner if the bristles are frayed.
How often do you need to replace electric toothbrush?
The American Dental Association (ADA) suggests people should change their toothbrush (or the head on an electric toothbrush) about every three months.
Why do electric toothbrushes stop working?
There are two main causes for charging faults inside the toothbrush, either damaged components for example from being dropped or from water seeping inside, or a failed battery.
Should electric toothbrushes be plugged in all the time?
Whether you have an Oral-B, Sonicare or Colgate toothbrush, one way to ensure your brush is fully charged is to leave it on charge for a long period of time. In most instances, manufacturers do suggest it is safe to leave your brush on the charging stand at all times.
Can I replace the battery in my Oral-B 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.
What happens if you don’t change your toothbrush?
If you don’t replace a toothbrush or electronic toothbrush head when it needs to be, it can affect your dental health and spread infection.