Basic Guidelines For Electric Toothbrush Maintenance

Getting an electric toothbrush can be a great investment in the health of your teeth and mouth, as long as some basic care and maintenance guidelines are followed.

Key takeaways:

– Electric toothbrushes can accumulate bacteria just like regular toothbrushes, so hygiene is crucial.

– The toothbrush head should be replaced every 3 to 4 months.

– It should also be replaced if you’ve been ill or if you’ve been treated for cavities or gum disease.

Don’t forget to have regular cleaning treatments at the dentist office to complement your dental hygiene routine at home.

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Dr Siddharth Wandrekar - Practice principal (GDC No. 170074)

BDS – India 2004, MSc Prosthetic Dentistry 2007 (London), MJDF Royal College of Surgeons England

Sidd has been with Brunel Dental Practice since 2011 and took over the practice in September 2016 after the previous principal retired.

Sidd qualified in 2004 from one of the prestigious Universities in India. He came to the UK and meritoriously obtained a Masters in Prosthetic Dentistry from King’s College, London. He then spent a year in a hospital environment being involved in major surgeries such as head and neck cancer, correction of jaw fractures and complex surgical removal of teeth. He moved to work as an Associate in Private and NHS practices in Scotland before joining Brunel Dental Practice.

Sidd enjoys dentistry because he can help everyone to achieve good dental health and overall well-being in a caring and comfortable environment.

He is married with two boys who keep him on his toes. He loves playing tennis and represents the local club in the regional Leagues. He loves to travel and visit offbeat places. He also has a keen interest in current affairs.

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