Electric brush: tooth or fiction
Electric toothbrushes are widely sold in the market as \"brands that dentists and healers use more.
But dentists and therapists broke the ranks in their professional associations.
One of them was sponsored orally. B -
Say that the electric toothbrush is not as clean as the manual toothbrush.
The Herald conducted a survey of 30 independent dentists on Sunday and found that they were uncomfortable with their profession\'s close relationship with the dental product marketing company.
Wrigley also claims to be professionally recognized by dentists.
It advertised \"dentists recommend chewing sugar-free gum after eating and drinking \".
Other companies that have dental endorsements include Philips Sonicare electric toothbrushes and Colgate toothpaste.
Supermarket shoppers can pay an oral fee of $39 to $100
But many dentists believe the same can be done with manual brushing.
Clarence Tan, a beauty dentist in Auckland, said: \"Everything is the same.
What matters is the technology you use.
Wrigley says its ads are supported by a 2011 study that says 87 dentists in New Zealand agree.
The company said that the benefits of chewing gum, especially the additional benefits, were recognized by the World Federation of dentistry, the Australian and New Zealand dental associations. Oral-
B did not reply to the phone about its advertisement
Professional associations avoid cover.
David Gram, executive director of the New Zealand Dental Association, declined to comment on the statement \"because of other commitments.
Gillian Tahi, president of the New Zealand Dental therapist Association, said she was unable to comment due to \"sponsorship reasons.
\"Both companies are very good sponsors of our association and conferences,\" she said . \".
Of the 30 dentists lobbied this week, 20 said they used oral drugs
Brand B products.
But they were divided into 50.
50 about whether the electric toothbrush is better cleaned.
Some people think that the cleaning effect of the manual toothbrush is better, but others say that the electric toothbrush can reach the place where the manual toothbrush cannot be reached.
New Plymouth dentist Vaibhav Balesara says electric toothbrushes are the best in rare cases, such as when someone is having trouble with dexterity.
But most people don\'t need to spend a lot of money on a clean car.
\"In the end, it depends on how well you brush.
The toothpaste has nothing to do with the toothbrush, \"he said.
Another dentist, who did not want to be named, said the company made such a statement without asking the advice of most dentists, which made them \"very frustrated \".