It is time that I came clean: I hate brushing my teeth. I do it because I have to, but it’s a time consuming and uncomfortable process – two minutes standing in front of the mirror can feel like forever. My dentist says I brush too hard too and don’t floss.
Electric toothbrushes make the whole process easier. Most have a timer so you won’t damage your teeth or gums by brushing for too long, and the extra vibration can help remove plaque. We’ve tested several of them, from basic models to smart, oscillating models that require a subscription, and everything in between. Most are just OK, but some stand out. A good brush doesn’t have to cost you more than a few hamiltons. These are the best electric toothbrushes, and we also have eco-friendly non-electric options if you don’t want to charge your brush.
Christopher Null’s reporting contributed to this guide.
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