Below you will find step by step information on how to best clean your teeth with your Oral-B electric toothbrush. Further down you will find 2 video's if you rather watch a video instead. 1. Make sure your toothbrush is charged. Many electric toothbrushes have charge level indicator lights, so you can actually see when the toothbrush is charged. 2. Apply toothpaste to the brush head. To avoid splashing, guide the brush head to your teeth before switching on the brush. 3. Start with the outside surfaces of the teeth. Guide the brush head slowly from tooth to tooth, holding the brush head in place for a few seconds against each tooth before moving on to the next one. Follow along with the shape of each tooth and the curve of the gums. 4. Repeat Step 3 on the inside surfaces of the teeth. 5. Repeat Step 3 on the chewing surfaces of the teeth as well as behind the back teeth. 6. Direct the brush head along the gum line and upon the gums. Again, do not press hard or scrub. 7. Try grazing the brush head along your tongue and the roof of your mouth, back to front, to help freshen your breath.
Remember, when using a rechargeable electric toothbrush, it isn't necessary to press hard or scrub. Simply guide the brush while it provides the brushing action. In fact, some Oral-B electric toothbrushes have pressure sensors that alert you when you’re brushing too hard.
To brush your teeth correctly, be sure to spend at least two minutes using the technique above, brushing each section of your mouth for 30 seconds (upper right, upper left, lower right and lower left), both morning and night. Most Oral-B rechargeable electric toothbrushes have built-in two-minute timers, and some even have professional timers that parse out 30 seconds for each quadrant to help you keep track.
For best results, dentists recommend replacing the brush head on your toothbrush every three months or when the bristles of the toothbrush head become frayed and worn with use which reduces the cleaning effectiveness of the toothbrush.