It is time that I came clean: I hate brushing my teeth. I do it because I have to, but it’s a long and uncomfortable process – two minutes standing in front of the mirror can seem like an eternity. My dentist says I brush too hard too. And don’t even get me started on flossing.
Electric toothbrushes make the whole experience easier. Their vibrations and oscillations can more effectively remove dental plaque from your teeth and gums, and most brush models have a timer that encourages you to brush your teeth for the full two minutes. We tested several types, from the most basic models to sophisticated models with oscillating brushes and everything in between. We’ve found that a good brush doesn’t have to cost you more than a few hamiltons. Below are the best electric toothbrushes you can buy. We also have eco-friendly non-electric options if you don’t want to own another device that you need to charge between uses.
Christopher Null’s reporting contributed to this guide.
Update March 2021: We’ve added notes on Autobrush, and updated pricing and details throughout.
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