Review of Popular Electronic Toothbrushes For Children – Posted 01/20/2016
Parents understand that it is important to have kids practicing good dental hygiene. In order to have kids brush their teeth regularly, it is critical that there is an element of fun to everyday routine while eliminating the potential of brushing too hard or not long enough. Fortunately, there are a lot of electronic toothbrushes on the market that can be used as a tool to help provide the best dental care for children.
Philips Sonicare for Kids HX6311/02 Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush
This toothbrush is specifically designed for children to allow them to practice good oral hygiene. The toothbrush is designed with two different modes: one for kids 4+ and another for kids 7+. Consumers stated that this product was made with quality and the rubberized handle made it easy for kids to hold. The toothbrush also came with various colorful panels to allow kids to customize their toothbrush. Also, there is built in music and timers to help teach children where to brush and how long to brush for. This toothbrush can be found in local retail stores for around $40. While this price may seem high for a toothbrush, this can be kept around for a long time because of the two different modes and replaceable heads.
Oral-B Pro Health Stages Power Toothbrush
This toothbrush is battery-operated and designed specifically for children. This toothbrush comes in a wide variety of character themes such as Disney Princesses, Star Wars and others. The Pro Health Stages is very popular at retail review sites where parents often claim that the characters on the toothbrush makes the children more excited to brush their teeth. This toothbrush comes with an app that will enhance the child’s tooth brushing experience. The app works as a timer and a motivator to continue brushing until the song is over. This toothbrush is recommended for children ages 3 and up with a $4.99 average retail price. The one downside of this toothbrush is that the heads are not replaceable. This means that once the head needs to be replaced, a parent needs to replace the whole brush.
Colgate Kids Sponge Bob Powered Toothbrush
This brush is about $6 average retail price. This toothbrush does not have a lot of features like other toothbrushes but it is affordable. The Colgate Kids Sponge Bob Powered Toothbrush comes with soft bristles, which is ideal for toddlers’ teeth. There are a variety of themes for this toothbrush to appeal to your child’s favorite characters. The rotating brush head featured on this brush is able to sweep away plaque as it cleans teeth. This toothbrush is purely battery powered by 2 AA batteries. Like the Oral-B Pro Health Stages Power Toothbrush, it does not have the ability to have the head replaced. Unlike the Philips Sonicare for Kids toothbrush which has multiple modes. This toothbrush has a single on off feature.
There are many more electronic toothbrushes on the market today. It is important to do your research before selecting a toothbrush for your child. By purchasing an electronic toothbrush for your child, they will not only effectively clean their teeth, but have an enjoyable experience while doing it.