it’s time Came clean: I hate brushing my teeth. I do it because I have to, but it’s a time-consuming, uncomfortable process—two minutes of standing in front of a mirror can feel like an eternity. My dentist says I brush too hard. And don’t even tell me to start flossing.
Electric toothbrushes make the whole experience smoother. Their vibrations and oscillations can more effectively get rid of plaque on your teeth and gums, and most brush models have a timer that encourages you to brush for a full two minutes. We’ve tested a number of variants, from basic models to fancy ones with brushed brushes and everything in between. We found that a good brush doesn’t need to cost you more than a few Hamiltons. Listed below are the best electric toothbrushes you can buy. We also have eco-friendly non-electrical options if you don’t want to carry yet another device that you have to recharge.
Reporting by Christopher Null contributed to this guide.
Updated January 2022: We’ve added brushes from Gobi, Snow, Colgate, Oral-B, and SmileDirectClub as well as a water flosser.
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