electric toohbrushes for kids

Electric Toothbrushes for Kids

In this article we’ll discuss about the top 3 electric toothbrushes for kids and how they can help your kid to keep his teeth safe and clean.

Our oral health is something we should always worry about. This is because if we don’t take action then our teeth will suffer in the future. We should always brush our teeth at least 2 times a day and for 2 minutes each time to ensure we protect our teeth against plague, protect our gums against gingivitis, have a fresh breath, have a brighter smile and generally to feel good.

In our days we can find many methods to clean our teeth and have a fresh breath. In our view, the best method is to buy and electric toothbrush. This is because they have many features, a lot more power than a manual toothbrush and you leran how to brush correctly and for the recommended time.

This is why in case you have kids you should already start to search for a good electric toothbrush for them. Usually an electric toothbrush can be used for kids older than 3 years. They will get used to it and they will learn to brush their teeth for at least 2 minutes each time because most of these electric toothbrushes have timers which will let you know when to finish.

The top 3 electric toothbrushes for kids are as it follows:

  • Philips Sonicare HX6311/07 Electric Toothbrush for Kids
  • Philips Sonicare HX6311/02 Sonicare for Kids
  • Oral-B Pro-Health for Kids

As you can see there are 2 electric toothbrushes for kid from Philips Sonicare and one from Braun Oral-B. These two huge brands are the best when it comes to the most advanced electric toothbrushes. In case you are searching for an electric toothbrush for adults then you can also check our reviews and most of them are also from Philips and Braun.

Now, let’s see more about each of these top 3 electric toothbrushes for kids. Their order is aleatory because their price varies and is based on what you are looking for your kid.

  1. Philips Sonicare HX6311/07 Electric Toothbrush for Kids

This is the most advanced electric toothbrush for kids (year 2014) and it comes with enough features to help improving and protect your kid teeth.

Philips HX6311/07 for kids has the Sonic technology which drives the fluids between teeth for a better cleaning. This technology has 31,000 strokes per minute which is a lot more than you can achive with a manual toothbrush (600 movements) in case you are an adult.

This toothbrush also has 2 timers (KidPacer and KidTimer). One which will palay music at each 30 seconds so the kid will know that he needs to change the brushed area and another one which will play music after 2 minutes when the brushing process should finish. Also Philips Sonicare HX6311/07 increases the brushing time over the first uses until it gets to the recommended 2 minutes. This way your children will get use to it and they will brush properly.

You also have 2 intensity modes available. Low mode is for kids between 4 and 7 years old and High mode is for kids over 7 years.

This electric toothbrush for kids also comes with 2 types of brush heads. Again one of them is for 4-7 years old kids and the second is for kids older than 7 years. The first one have more soft bristles and both of these brush heads are designed for growing teeth.

The battery for this electric toothbrush lasts for up to 3 weeks which is great and you don’t need to recharge after each brushing process. Always check the battery indicator to know the battery state.

Another nice thing is that Philips Sonicare HX6311/07 for kids comes with interchangeable stickers so your childrens can customize their electric toothbrush the way they like it.

You can also use Philips Sonicare HX6311/07 for adults because it hase a multigrip handle and also you can buy brush heads for adults which will work with this electric toothbrush. Just make sure they are compatible. See a nice compatiblility table here.

Make sure you change the brush head at each 3 months when the bristles color is fading.

For a complete review of Philips Sonicare HX6311/07 click HERE.

 

  1. Philips Sonicare HX6311/02 Sonicare for Kids

Philips Sonicare HX6311/02 is another great product in our top 3 electric toothbrushes for kids list.

As you can see it is also from Philips as the first one, actually is the previous model and doesn’t have too many things different.

This also has the sonic technology with 31,000 strokes per minute and again this technology helps in cleaning better between teeth. The multiple grips also makes this toothbrush compatible for adults but make sure you buy the right brush heads for adults.

The 2 timers (KidPacer and KidTimer) will play songs after each 30 seconds to know when to change the brushed area and after the entire 2 minutes to know that the brushing process have finished. The KidTimer will slowly increase the brushing time over the first 90 days until it gets to 2 minutes. This way your childrens will get used to the power and they will brush for the recommended 2 minutes.

Philips Sonicare HX6311/02 comes with 2 brush heads, one for 4-7 years old kids and another one for kids older than 7 years. Both brush heads are designed for growing teeth.

One nice thing about this electric toothbrush is the Anti-Roll design. This is useful because it is hard for children to hold the handle with one hand and with the other hand to put the toothpaste. With the Anti-Roll design he can put the toothbrush laying flat and then put the toothpaste with his both hands.

You also have the 2 intensity modes available. Low mode for 4-7 years old kids and High mode for kids older than 7 years.

The battery last up to 3 weeks as for almost all the latest electric toothbrushes offered by Philips Sonicare. You also have a battery indicator to know when to recharge.

Philips Sonicare HX6311/02 also comes with interchangeable panels so each children can customize his toothbrush.

  1. Oral-B Pro-Health for Kids

The last toothbrush in this top 3 electric toothbrushes for kids list is Oral-B Pro-Health. Again this toothbrush can also be used by adults with the right brush head.

Oral-B Pro-Health comes with 2 Oral-B Sensitive Clean brush heads which are the best for kids. Also works with the following brush heads: Ortho, Power Tip, FlossAction, Dual Clean, Precision Clean, ProWhite. The brush heads needs to be cahnged at each 3 months or when the bristles color is fading.

You don’t have any intensity modes so there is just one standard intensity. Also as a timer you have just the 2 minutes timer which will let you know that you can finish the brushing process.

To recharge this Oral-B Pro-Health toothbrush you need use the charging station which works on 110V outlets so in case your country uses 220V then you need to use a converter. The battery life is around 1 week.

The Oral-B Pro-Health toothbrush also includes a nice designed handle for kids with fun designs.

For a complete review of Oral-B Pro-Health for kids click HERE.

 

As you can see these top 3 electric toothbrushes for kids are very nice, with a lot of features, good price and they offer complete solutions for childrens oral health.

As a conclusion we think  that the best of them is Philips Sonicare HX6311/02 even if the price is higher than the other two. After that it comes Philips Sonicare HX6311/07 with a resonable price and in the end we have Oral-B Pro-Health. We also think that all of them are very good for kids and just because they have intensity modes or better battery life doesn’t mean that they will do a better job when brushing your childrens teeth.

In the end the best thing when buying any of these top 3 electric toothbrushes for kids is that your little ones will get used to brush their teeth very quickly and this is what really matters.

 

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